Austin Federation of Musicians


Austin Jazz Workshop’s “Songs of the American Spirit”

  October 11, 2017  

Austin Jazz Workshop Presents 24th Season

115 Campuses to Receive “Songs of the American Spirit”

The Austin Jazz Workshop, a nonprofit group of professional musicians dedicated to jazz performance in central Texas public schools, will visit 33,000 area youths in the Austin, Manor, and Round Rock ISDs during our 24th performance season, running now through May 2018.

Songs of the American Spirit features Floyd Domino, Shawn Ellison, Michael Stevens, Glenn Rexach, Norm Bergeron, Kevin Scott, Michael Melinger, Julie Slim, and Larisa Montanaro.

View our full schedule by visiting austinjazzworkshop.com. Click on ‘News’ to view public performances, including our twice-monthly EMJATA (Emerging Jazz Talent) Series. EMJATA provides a year-round opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to perform with the AJW.

We gratefully acknowledge support from City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Austin Independent School District, Texas Commission on the Arts, Music Performance Trust Fund, Nancy & Nyle Maxwell Family Trust, Greater Round Rock Community Foundation, 3M Austin, Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Philip Bee Charitable Trust, and individual donors.

For further information, contact Michael Melinger at (512) 829-7255. Keep up with the Austin Jazz Workshop online through our website and Facebook.

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, and by the Texas Commission on the Arts.