Dave Douglas Workshop

Join renowned composer and bandleader Dave Douglas in an intimate setting for a workshop focused on drawing out the essence of working with your band.


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Dave Douglas Workshop at Jazz Education Network (JEN) Saturday January 11

Join Dave Douglas at Jazz Education network conference in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, January 10. In addition to coaching, Dave will be performing at noon with the BYU Synthesis band on the Inspirations stage.


More from the mailbox: Not knowing what to practice.

Thanks to all for writing and for your questions and thoughts. Always appreciated. For this recent one, I am going to paraphrase the question: "Dave, I'm having trouble knowing what to practice. I feel like I am working a lot but...


Dave Douglas Jazz Workshop

Dave Douglas Jazz Workshop, Part Three

This Sunday, April 21, from 3pm to 6pm we will gather again at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn. The main focus of this workshop will be reading the music from my sextet album Soul On Soul, dedicated to Mary Lou Williams. The Workshop will also consider elements of composition and performance, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Come join us, you can play or just listen.


Dave Douglas Jazz Workshop

Dave Douglas Workshops

Thanks to the great crew that came out on February 24 for the first in this series of workshops. I'm looking forward to working with all of you again on March 17. We spent most of the session playing through the music from my 1994 album In Our Lifetime, dedicated to Booker Little. Also had a chance for some nice discussion about composition, playing, and Booker Little's music and impact.


Dave Douglas Jazz Workshop