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First Annual Jazz Improv LIVE! Convention and Festival to debut Halloween weekend

Jazz industry folks and fanatics can check out over 80 panel discussions, live interviews and workshops at the Jazz Improv LIVE! Convention and Festival, taking place Oct. 25-28 at the New Yorker Hotel & Manhattan Center. But to make it easier, attendees can pick one of three varying “tracks” of events to concentrate on.

Jazz fans can choose the “Fan/Listener Focused” track, with events such as an interview with Frank Wess, a discussion entitled “Jazz Artists as TV Studio Musicians” with Mark Pender from Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Ron Blake from Saturday Night Live and a keynote speech by George Wein.

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