Current Events

All Events

Fall 2018

September 5 – December 15
Wednesday Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm, Recital Concerts 12/16
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

September 7 – December 15
Friday Classes, Beginning – Advanced
4-6pm, Recital Concerts 10/20 & 12/15
John Damberg & Mark Manners Studios

September 10 – December 15
Monday Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm, Recital Concerts 10/20 & 12/15
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

October – December (Saturdays except 10/20 & 12/15)
Our Jam Session Has Moved!!!
3-5pm
The Writer’s Block Bookstore & Cafe
3956 Spenard Rd, Anchorage AK 99517
907-929-2665 • writersblockak.com
Suggested $5 Donation, Free to Jammers & age 12/under
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

October 20 (Saturday)
Student Recital Concert
4-6pm • Organic Oasis
2610 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503
907-277-7882
$5, age 12/under Free
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

December 15 (Saturday)
Student Recital Concert
4-6pm • Organic Oasis
2610 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503
907-277-7882
$5, age 12/under Free
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

Summer 2018

August 4, 2018
Alaska Jazz Workshop Summer 2018 Concert Tour

601 1st Street, Cordova AK 99574,
7:30 – 9:30pm, $15/$10
Presented by Cordova Arts & Pagents and AK Jazz Workshop
www.cdvarts.org  or FB Cordova Arts
AJW Faculty Jazz Quintet featuring:
Internationally acclaimed pianist Amina Figarova
& flautist Bart Platteau and Alaska Jazz Masters:
John Damberg-vibes, Bob Andrews-bass,
Cameron Cartland-drumset
907-332-3234

August 6-10, 2018 – AJW Jazz Camp
Classes Monday-Friday, 9:00am-2:30pm
UAA Fine Arts Building, Room 124
3640 Alumni Drive, Anchorage
Guest Instructors:
Amina Figarova, piano & Bart Platteau, flute
AminaFigarova.com
AJW Instructors: John Damberg, Mark Manners,
Rick Zelinsky, George Pierce
Jazz Camp Description
Printable August Camp Application

August 10, 2018
Alaska Jazz Workshop Summer 2018 Concert Tour
AJW 2018 Jazz Camp Faculty Jazz Ensemble Concert
UAA Fine Arts Bldg, Recital Hall, 3640 Alumni Drive, Anchorage
7:30 – 9:30pm, $15/$10, Children 12/under free
advance tickets brownpapertickets.com
(type in “AJW 2018 Jazz Camp…”)

AJW Faculty Jazz Octet featuring:
Internationally acclaimed pianist Amina Figarova
& flautist Bart Platteau and Alaska Jazz Masters:
John Damberg-vibes, Rick Zelinsky-sax,
Mark Manners-guitar, George Pierce-trumpet,
Bob Andrews-bass,Cameron Cartland-drum set
907-332-3234

August 11, 2018 – Jazz Camp Student Concert
7:30pm, Recital Hall, $5
UAA Fine Arts Bldg, Recital Hall, 3640 Alumni Drive, Anchorage
907-332-3234

August 12, 2018
Alaska Jazz Workshop Summer 2018 Concert Tour

Sheldon Hanger, Talkeetna, AK
7:30 – 9:30pm, $15/$10
Presented by the Denali Arts Council & the Alaska Jazz Workshop
Info at www.denaliartscouncil.org
AJW Faculty Jazz Quintet featuring:
Internationally acclaimed pianist Amina Figarova
& flautist Bart Platteau and Alaska Jazz Masters:
John Damberg-vibes, Bob Andrews-bass,
Cameron Cartland-drumset
907-332-3234

These AJW events co-sponsored by:
The Atwood Foundation, The Herb Alpert Foundation, The Jazz Educators Network and…

“The Alaska Jazz Workshop Summer 2018 Concert Tour program was made possible (in part) with funding by Rasmuson Foundation through the Harper Arts Touring Fund and is administered by the Alaska State Council on the Arts”

Spring 2018

January – May (Saturday)
Our Jam Session Has Moved!!!
3-5pm
The Gumbo House (strip mall just S. of Key Bank)
9191 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage AK 99515
Suggested $5 Donation, Free to Jammers & age 12/under
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

January 8 – May 21 (Varies Call Ahead)
Monday Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm, Recital Concerts 3/3 & 5/19
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

January 10 – May 16 (Varies Call Ahead)
Wednesday Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm, Recital Concerts 3/3 & 5/19
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

January 11 – May 19
Friday Classes, Beginning – Advanced
4-6pm, Recital Concerts 3/3 & 5/19
John Damberg & Mark Manners Studios

January 21 (Sunday)
AJW Northern Jive High School Ensemble
(aka AJW Friday Advanced Band)
Anchorage Folk Festival
7pm • Wendy Williamson Auditorium
2533 Providence Drive, Anchorage AK 99508
Free • Time is Approximate
AnchorageFolkFestival.org
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

March 3 (Saturday) New Time
Student Recital Concert
4-6pm • Organic Oasis
2610 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503
907-277-7882
$5, age 12/under Free
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

March 7 (Wednesday)
Alaska Jazz Workshop Jazz Combos
7:30pm • UAA Arts Bldg. Recital Hall
3700 Alumni Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508
907-786-1800
Donation at the door
John Damberg: 907-332-3234
UAA News Release w/ More Info

May 19 (Saturday) New Time 
Student Recital Concert
4-6pm • Organic Oasis
2610 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503
907-277-7882
$5, age 12/under Free
John Damberg: 907-332-3234