BEND Jazz Camp
"Five Days of Jazz"
In Beautiful Bend, Oregon
There's No Place Like Bend For A Summer Jazz Camp!
Spend mornings having fun learning and playing Jazz with Central Oregon's best professionals---and afternoons floating the Deschutes--or hiking Smith Rock--or heading to "The Mountain" (Mt. Bachelor)--or back to the level 4 white water rafting on the Deschutes. Or....just hanging in BEND-- one of the top 5 destinations in the country!
Coming To Camp From Out Of Town?
ALL “PRO” FACULTY
Jon Corona—Saxophones, Combo, Sectionals, Master Class.
Jon holds a Master's degree in Jazz Saxophone from the U of O.
He's a Bend High graduate, a "Combo" Alumni and a fabulous
performer and educator.
Steve “The Professor” Anderson—Drums, Combo, Sectionals.
He's an exceptional drummer and educator who has taught and
performed throughout the world! And, band director and "Professor
of Jazz" at Bend High.
Andy Armer—Piano, Improvisation Skills, Combo, Jazz History.
The iconic Bend jazz pianist and composer of Grammy winning hit
songs: "Rise"& "Rotation" (Herb Alpert) and "Hypnotize" (Notorius
Tom Bury—Saxophones, Improvisation Skills, Sectionals.
Tom is a founding member of Central Oregon's funkiest horn band,
"The Cutmen". Tom brings the "fire" and show how to really make a
Rick Homer—Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Master Class, Sectionals
Rick has recently relocated to Bend from the LA area. He's a classic
horn man with a beautiful tone--very reminiscent of the late Harry
Mark Karwan--Upright & Electric Basses, Combos, Sectionals.
Mark holds a BM in Electric Bass performance from SUNY, Buffalo
and spent a year on the acoustic at the Bass Collective in NYC.
Mark is "first call" bassist for the most important dates. He swings
hard on the acoustic, He funks it up on the electric and he reads
whatever is put in front of him!
Maxwell Friedman—Keyboards, Combo, Improvisation Skills,
Maxwell simply represents the future of Jazz and improvised music.
He leads his own exceptional quartet of seasoned funk & fusion
professionals, he's a "Combo" alumni, a Hammond Organ artist and a
Sophomore at Bend High School.
Georges Bouhey—Drums, Piano, Jazz History, Camp Director
A long time proponent of Jazz in Central Oregon.---Georges
practices, performs, teaches and promotes music & Jazz.
He's the founder of the Bend Summer Jazz Camp!
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CURRICULUM--less talking more playing.
Each Day Features A Different Instructor!
How To Jam
What To Play
Rhythm & Rhythm Sections
How To Improvise
Intro To Jazz Theory
Play With The Pro's
How To Swing
CD-You’ll leave camp with a recording of you and your “Combo” performance of the Jazz tunes you've learned at camp!
AND ALL THE REST!
Healthy Lunch,Snacks, Drinks,
All Camp Study Materials, Music, etc.
The Annual (year #3) Camp T-Shirt