Tuscany International Jazz Summer School
Certaldo, Italy, 11–19 August 2008

About this Summer School

This unique event is now in its fourth year. The spectacular setting, the team of outstanding performers and teachers and the varied schedule of activity all add up to an unforgettable experience for everyone who takes part.

An exceptional roster of British, Italian and American artists/teachers, including Tina May, Scott Hamilton, Edward Simon and Julian ArguellesIntensive study, equivalent to a whole term at a music conservatory - some 6 hours tuition per day, including supervised rehearsals, instrumental classes and one-to-one lessons A wealth of opportunities to sing and play: two student concerts, nightly jam sessions and other spontaneous events Free admission to over 20 concerts given by members of the faculty and guest artists A range of complementary disciplines to broaden your horizons: Jazz Choir, Pulse Training, Ear Training, Samba, Alexander Technique A wonderful, atmospheric small-town setting with friendly, convivial people

The course provides first-class tuition and many opportunities to listen and perform. And, in keeping with GMF's philosophy, the course takes a broad view of music-making; the instrumental, vocal, rhythmic and physical disciplines together lead the participant towards new levels of understanding, concentration and awareness.

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