Polymath (noun): a person of wide-ranging knowledge or learning. Music needs a term for this. What do you call one person who is a pianist, vocalist, keyboardist, composer, producer, arranger, band leader, side person and more? Music may not have a term, but it does have a name: Rachel Eckroth. Eckroth can lead with a bold vision or accompany with the subtle skills … [Read more...] about “JOI of Arranging With Rachel Eckroth” Course Series Announced by Jazz Outreach Initiative!
Jazz Outreach Initiative
Community Lutheran Church and Jazz Outreach Initiative host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at new JOI HQ Followed by Free Concert Featuring Clint Holmes and Kenny Rampton with the JOI Jazz Orchestra and the Las Vegas Youth Jazz Orchestra. Following the brief ceremony at 6:30 pm at the new JOI HQ office located at 3690 W TROPICANA AVE LAS VEGAS 89121. JOI will present a free “Thank … [Read more...] about Community Lutheran Church and Jazz Outreach Initiative Host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Joi HQ Followed by Free Concert Featuring Clint Holmes and Kenny Rampton With the JOI Jazz Orchestra and the Las Vegas Youth Jazz Orchestra
This past Saturday, the Jazz Outreach Initiative welcomed multiple GRAMMY® winning saxophonist, educator, and composer, and Jazz Master, Branford Marsalis to its Masterclass Series. The Branford Marsalis Masterclass was held at the Community Lutheran Church for more than 60 students and professionals. Part of the legendary Marsalis musical family, Branford has crossed many … [Read more...] about Jazz Outreach Initiative Presented Branford Marsalis Masterclass to 60 Students
Local charity, Jazz Outreach Initiative will be honoring the late Sammy Nestico who passed at age 96 on January 17, 2021. The legendary composer published nearly 600 numbers for school groups and professional big bands over his storied career. Nestico was also a professor at the University of Georgia and directed programs at Los Angeles Pierce College and other schools. He … [Read more...] about Jazz Outreach Initiative Announces April 30 International Jazz Day Video Performance Honoring Legendary Composer, The Late Sammy Nestico