GMF Tuscany ‘20 Jazz Summit Jerry Bergonzi and the Bruce Barth Trio
Certaldo, Italy, 07–11 April 2020
Getting close to a Master
Jerry Bergonzi is one of the greatest tenor saxophonists in the history of Jazz. This is a rare opportunity to learn from, and be along side of, a true jazz legend in one of the most beautiful towns you are ever likely to come across, on top of a mountain in Tuscany, Italy.
Jerry, Bruce and the band will share their combined vast musical experience in a relaxed, informal but serious way, leading these instrumental sessions, with the instruments at hand. A wealth of musical insight and information is imparted along with anecdotes from their lives life as touring musicians at the height of their careers.
involving playing and discussion lead by questions from the students and hosted by Jerry, Bruce, Mark and Stephen.
The sessions may alternate between master-class scenario, discussion and playing together.
In these sessions course participants should have their instruments at hand in case they are invited to play.
Arrive and register
21.00 welcome concert
23.00 jam session
April 8 - 10
09.00 tai chi chuan
10.30 pulse / rhythm work
11.45 instrumental technique session
13.00 lunch break and rest/practice time
16.00 Sessions with Jerry and Bruce Barth Trio (Masterclass, Q&A, Ensemble)
18.30 Jazz Aperitif at the Castello Bar
21.00 concert in the Castello Cellar Bar or other venue in Certaldo
23.00 jam session in the Castello Jazz Cellar
The even is over but you may want to stay on and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
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