Roni Ben-Hur Plans Jazz Camps in Puerto Rico, Istanbul, N.Y. State
Guitarist and vocalist wife Amy London will hold classes at each location
Guitarist and composer Roni Ben-Hur and his wife, singer Amy London, who have been creating and directing Adventures in Jazz camps around the world for the past dozen years, will host camps in Puerto Rico, Istanbul and Schroon Lake, N.Y., this year. Campers at the events participate in workshops, jams and concerts.
The camp in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico will take place March 24-31. The upstate New York gathering is set for Aug. 20-25 and August 26-Sept. 1. The dates for Istanbul, Turkey are yet to be announced.
According to a press release, Adventures in Jazz is “dedicated to furthering the celebration of the Great American Songbook, straight ahead jazz, Latin jazz and Brazilian Jazz at international workshops, bringing players and fans of this wonderful music together, in beautiful locations around the world. Additionally Adventures in Jazz incorporates music typical to the locales of each camp, with the intent of exposing the participants to the specific and unique culture of each location.”