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Trumpet at Jazz Camp

Trumpet at Jazz Camp“What a great time!”

– Mike Finklestein, 1st year-trumpet

In Trumpet at Jazz Camp, Band Camp for Grownups, you will be joining one of our 8 bands. If you join one of our 3 big bands, you will be playing in a section with other players, playing the music of Basie, Ellington, Kenton, Marsalis, Gillespie, McConnell and more. If you join one of our smaller bands, the octet or nonet, you will be playing great charts by the masters. The Bands Rehearse every day in the morning and the evening each for 2 ½ hours. You will also be participating in section rehearsals every afternoon for about an hour.Our trumpet guest artist is Lionel Hampton Alumnus, Vinnie Cutro. During the past 30 years Vinnie Cutro has performed with noted jazz greats such as Horice Silver, Buddy Rich and Lionel Hampton. He has traveled extensively throughout the world appearing at jazz festivals and concerts in Europe, Japan, Africa, Canada, South America and the U.S.A.. Vinnie has appeared with Jerry Bergonzi, Bob Mintzer, Ray Charles, Blood Sweat and Tears, Mel Lewis Orchestra, Mel Torme and more.

As a Trumpet player at Jazz Camp you also can attend our daily improvisation workshop taught by Jerry Bergonzi. Jerry Bergonzi is a world renowned tenor saxophonist and has written 6 books on jazz improv applicable to ALL instruments. His books include, Melodic Structures, Pentatonic Scales, BeBopScales and Jazz Rhythms.

As a Trumpet player at Jazz Camp you can also have a private lesson with Vinnie Cutro scheduled during the week. (There is a separate charge for private lesson). If you have any questions please call us (800)242-8785.

Trumpet Intro by Participant

Special First Timer Pricing for Trumpet Players

First time trumpet players at Jazz Camp can attend for $1349.00 (musician shared room), $1599.00 (musician private room) or $999.00 (musician commuter*) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI. Regular price for a shared room is $1499.00. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions and applies to first time trumpet players only.

Special offer expires 12/31/2018 and is subject to availability.

* Commuter price includes the program, breaks and dinner. It does not include breakfast or lodging.