The Keystone College Jazz Institute Student Combos

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The Keystone College Jazz Institute Student Combos

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The student performers are gathered from the NEPA region and attend a very intense five-day workshop. During the course of the week students study jazz theory, harmony, improvisation, ensemble work and the performance application of these skills. Educators at the KCJI are: Bassist/Educator Tony Marino, Saxophonist/Educator Jim Buckley, Saxophonist/Educator Tom Hamilton, Trumpet/Brass/Educator Eddie Severn,Trumpet/Brass/Educator Dave Jumper and Drummer/Pianist/Educator Marko Marcinko who also serves as artistic director of The Scranton Jazz Festival and The Pa Jazz Alliance. Jazz Vocal styles and music technology are also an area of study for students in attendance. The KCJI welcomes educators as well as amateur musicians to its five day program.  For more info: Keyston Jazz Institute