1st Brooklyn Brass Fest Set for March 7-9

Performances, classes and workshops at three locations

Wayne Escoffery
Jimmy Owens
Tom Harrell

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The first annual Brooklyn Brass Fest will take place March 7-9 in three locations: BCM Concert Hall, LIU Brooklyn Campus and LIU Kumble Theater.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday March 7

Steve Turre Quintet & 7:30 & 9 p.m. BCM Concert Hall

Saturday, March 8 Long Island University Brooklyn Campus

10:00 am-6:00 pm Exhibits

10:00 am-1:00 pm Spotlight Performance with High School/College Band & critique

Bob Stewart, Conrad Herwig, Wayne Escoffery, Jerome Harris

Lunch Break 1-2pm (vendors remain operational)

2:00-3:20 “Classical, Jazz & Beyond” Workshop for Euphonium & Tuba with Dave Bargeron

2:00-3:20 pm Art of French horn Improvisation” Workshop with Jeff Scott

2:00-3:20 Jimmy Owens Wilmer Wise Trumpet discussion.

3:40- 5:00 pm Trombone Workshop (Conrad Herwig)

3:40- 5:00 Rhythm master class (Jerome Harris)

3:40-5:00 Wayne Escoffrey saxophone master class

5:00-6:00 Exhibits continue

6:00-7:00) Break


Brass Fantasy

Tribute Concert to Lester Bowie with Brass Fantasy/Carnival with guest artist

Tom Harrell

“Lester Bowie Day Award” to Deborah Bowie

(Lester Bowie’s wife)

Sunday March 9th

BCM 3pm

Dave Taylor Solo set

Slide Ride

Round table Discussion on Contemporary trombone

(where is it going and why?)