Schedule – Winter Summit (Virtual)

Each day, of the three days in the session, we have a fantastic variety of situations that get you playing, improving on your instrument, and get you inspired like never before. We also build in a lot of breaks to allow us to rest our ears and eyes, and to stretch our legs!

Friday

January 27th
10:00 - 10:15AM
Welcome Meeting - Meet the faculty, and get the lay of the land for JazzWire Summer Summit 2022 -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
10:15 - 11:45AM
Improv Group - Meet your band & faculty leader for the day. This is the core of the camp! Your faculty leader will give you improvisation ideas, play with you, and let you try things out in real time, working from the 14 songs. -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
11:45 - 12:00PM
Break - 15 minute break - Rest your ears and your eyes!
12:00 - 1:00PM
Instrument Specific Masterclass - Spend time digging into the nuts and bolts of your specific instrument. Work on the individual techniques that are crucial to playing your instrument. -- Jeff Antoniuk (sax) & Paul Bollenback.
1:00 - 1:30PM
Lunch Break - 45 minute break!
1:30 - 2:15PM
Fancy Class of the Day! - Develop your Ears - In this class, Paul will offer us some practical techniques for developing our ears. There are so many this material can help us in our musicial lives, including hearing and producing great melodic lines, learning and memorizing songs, and getting inside and understanding the harmony. A great way for us to wake up our ears!(Paul Bollenback)
2:15 - 2:30PM
Break - 10 minute break - Rest your ears and your eyes!
2:30 - 3:45PM
Super Special Guest Lecture - Dave Stryker - Join us for over an hour with this Jazz LEGEND as he shares his stories, answers your questions, and even plays a little for us!
3:45 - 5:00PM
Improv Group - Revisit the morning group and repertoire, armed with the new material from the afternoon classes. -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
5:15 - 6:00PM
Private Lessons! - Meet one on one with the faculty of your choice, be sure to check the JazzWire Private Group to schedule your time. First come, first served -- Jeff Antoniuk & Faculty.
6:00 - 7:00PM
Hang Out & Drinks! - We'll get together on Zoom, to talk, laugh, and enjoy the drink(s) of your choice. The Summit is all about connecting with each other, and we won't let something as silly as hundreds or thousands of miles of separation stop us!

Saturday

January 28th
9:00 - 10:00AM
Private Lessons! - Meet one on one with the faculty of your choice, be sure to check the JazzWire Private Group to schedule your time. First come, first served -- Jeff Antoniuk & Faculty.
10:00 - 11:45AM
Improv Group - Meet your band & faculty leader for the day. This is the core of the camp! Your faculty leader will give you improvisation ideas, play with you, and let you try things out in real time, working from the 14 songs. -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
11:45 - 12:00PM
Break - 15 minute break - Rest your ears and your eyes!
12:00 - 1:00PM
Instrument Specific Masterclass - Spend time digging into the nuts and bolts of your specific instrument. Work on the individual techniques that are crucial to playing your instrument. -- Jeff Antoniuk (sax) & Paul Bollenback.
1:00 - 1:30PM
Lunch Break - 45 minute break!
1:30 - 2:15PM
Fancy Class of the Day! - Practice Session Tune-Up - In this class, we’ll talk about how to make your practice and warmups less perfunctory and boring, and more practical and useful in an onstage setting. We’ll look at how to turn your scales into melodies, and your patterns into music. The point is to throw nothing away, and be able to improvise with everything we do! (Jeff Antoniuk)
2:15 - 2:30PM
Break - 10 minute break - Rest your ears and your eyes!
2:30 - 3:45PM
Super Special Guest Lecture - Paul Bollenback (George Coleman will be announced for a future reserved time) - Join us for over an hour with this Jazz LEGEND as he shares his stories, answers your questions, and even plays a little for us!
3:45 - 5:00PM
Improv Group - Revisit the morning group and repertoire, armed with the new material from the afternoon classes. -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
5:15 - 6:00PM
Private Lessons! - Meet one on one with the faculty of your choice, be sure to check the JazzWire Private Group to schedule your time. First come, first served -- Jeff Antoniuk & Faculty.
6:00 - 7:00PM
Hang Out & Drinks! - We'll get together on Zoom, to talk, laugh, and enjoy the drink(s) of your choice. The Summit is all about connecting with each other, and we won't let something as silly as hundreds or thousands of miles of separation stop us!

Sunday

January 29th
9:00 - 10:00AM
Private Lessons! - Meet one on one with the faculty of your choice, be sure to check the JazzWire Private Group to schedule your time. First come, first served -- Jeff Antoniuk & Faculty.
10:00 - 11:45AM
Improv Group - Meet your band & faculty leader for the day. This is the core of the camp! Your faculty leader will give you improvisation ideas, play with you, and let you try things out in real time, working from the 14 songs. -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
11:45 - 12:00PM
Break - 15 minute break - Rest your ears and your eyes!
12:00 - 1:00PM
Instrument Specific Masterclass - Spend time digging into the nuts and bolts of your specific instrument. Work on the individual techniques that are crucial to playing your instrument. -- Jeff Antoniuk (sax) & Paul Bollenback.
1:00 - 1:30PM
Lunch Break - 45 minute break!
1:30 - 2:15PM
Fancy Class of the Day! - Pick the Good Note - In this class, Paul Bollback introduces us to some different approaches to take when it comes to "note choice.” We will learn when and where to use diatonic sounds, tension tones, guide tones and voice leading, and different stylistic approaches to make our improvisations more cohesive, less mechanical, and more musical.(Paul Bollenback)
2:15 - 2:30PM
Break - 10 minute break - Rest your ears and your eyes!
2:30 - 3:45PM
Super Special Guest Lecture - Tia Fuller - Join us for over an hour with this Jazz LEGEND as she shares her stories, answers your questions, and even plays a little for us!
3:45 - 5:00PM
Improv Group - Revisit the morning group and repertoire, armed with the new material from the afternoon classes. -- Jeff Antoniuk & Paul Bollenback.
6:00 - 7:00PM
Hang Out & Drinks! - We'll get together on Zoom, to talk, laugh, and enjoy the drink(s) of your choice. The Summit is all about connecting with each other, and we won't let something as silly as hundreds or thousands of miles of separation stop us!