Jazz Education Network – 6th Annual Conference, Grand Hyatt, San Diego

Jazz Educators Conference – four jam-packed days – featuring Herbie Hancock as Keynote Speaker, 77 concerts, 71 clinics/panel discussions, 36 research presentations, the JENerations student jazz festival as well as over 100 exhibitors. Each evening closes with concerts and jam sessions and the hang is not to be missed.

Wednesday, Jan 07
10p – 10:50p
– John Beasley’s Big Band, MONK’estra

Inspirations Stage/Seaport Ballroom D-H (St2)

MUSICIANS: John Beasley – Conductor/Arranger

SAX: Bob Sheppard, Justo Almario, Keith Fiddmont, Tom Luer, Adam Schroeder

TRUMPET: Bijon Watson, Brian Swartz, Brian Lynch, Rashawn Ross

TROMBONE: Francisco Torres, Wendell Kelly, Ryan Dragon, Steve Hughes

BASS: Reggie Hamilton

DRUMS: Gary Novak


LISTEN YouTube: http://bit.ly/WqbyOf


Jan 09 12p – 12:50p – Workshop

John Beasley: The Art of Comparison: Monk’s Arrangements from Tradition to Contemporary

Seaport Ballroom A (ST2)



The annual conference of 3000 teachers, researchers, students, artists, performing arts presenters, music industry partners, enthusiasts and more.