Berks Jazz Jam is a monthly opportunity for students to play jazz in a live setting, while honing their improvisation skills in a supportive environment.
Check back for the date of the next Berks Jazz Jam.
Jazz Jams Schedule
Wednesday, Dec. 11
Kutztown Middle School
Chris Heslop (photo), Keith Mohler, Dave Lazorcik
featuring Carl Zeplin
Wednesday, January 22
Oley Middle School
The Greg Wilson Quartet
(It will be nice to feature another former BJJ student!)
Greg Wilson, tenor sax; Reed Bodenstein, piano; Jake Kaplan, bass; Conner Saltzer, drums
Wednesday, February 19
Exeter Middle School
The Dave Stahl Quartet
Dave Stahl, trumpet
Wayne Fox, piano
Rob Cochran, bass
Lew Leabman, drums
The Berks Jazz Jam is your chance to perform with the pros and get valuable advice on things like:
Improvising; playing different musical styles; performing as a unit; listening to each other; listening to recordings; reading chord symbols; keeping track of your place in a song, and many more aspects of being a jazz musician.
The Jazz Jam also has a growing library of books, CDs and DVDs that you can borrow!
To sign up type your email address in the box, & click join.