Banff Workshop: Celebrate a decade of director Dave Douglas
As many around the jazz internet saw yesterday, Vijay Iyer has been announced as the successor to Dave as the director of the Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music starting in 2013. Details on the Banff Workshop for this, Dave’s last year as director, are below.
Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music
Celebrate a decade of director Dave Douglas
Program dates: May 21, 2012 – June 9, 2012
Application deadline: January 23, 2012
Under the leadership of trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas and his hand-picked group of leading jazz faculty, this unique program leaves the rigid academic environment behind, encouraging creativity and facilitating leaps of artistic innovation. Participants benefit from daily master classes, small ensemble rehearsals, and common sessions with some of the world’s most inspiring jazz musicians.
Club and concert performances, recording sessions, and opportunities to workshop new compositions allow artists to further develop original music in a collaborative and supportive environment.