Current Events Posters 2022

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"Jazz in the Park" Concert Series 2022

May 28 – August 20 Jazz In The Park (except June 18)
Anchorage Downtown Partnership
Peratrovich Park
4th & E Street, Anchorage
4-6pm

This Community Arts Partnership project is made possible by generous grants from the Alaska State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional funding from Rasmuson Foundation, the AARP, and by a generous donation from the AJW community concerts fund.

May 28
JD Latin Jazz Quintet – Latin Jazz Alaska Style

June 4
Blue Dixie Combo – Pat Owen’s group serves up Jazz New Orleans style!

June 11
Anchorage Jazz Coalition – Anchorage’s top Jazz Artists jamming for
Your enjoyment-Mark Manners, JD, Dirk Westfall, Bob Arms, Pat Owens

June 25
Nick Petumenos Quintet
– Contemporary Jazz and Funk

July 2
Solar Flair
– The Swinging AJW Adult Jazz Quintet

July 9
Melissa Fisher Quintet
– Jazz Mom swinging in the pocket!

July 16 Cancelled due to Rain
Tom Bargelski Quartet
– Alaska’s Jazz Piano Master and his
conversational quartet.

July 23
Anchorage Jazz Ensemble Big Band
– Swinging Hard Big Band Style

July 30
Spenard Jazz Fest Messengers
– Playing contemporary Jazz at its
finest!

Aug 6
James Webb Fusion Group
– AK’s Young Lions cooking up exciting Jazz
Fusion.

Aug 13
Zach Munoz-UNO Jazz Orchestra
– A Latin Jazz nonet (nine piece band)
not to be missed!

Aug 20
Mark Manners Project
– featuring Mark Manners, Rick Zelinsky, Laura
Koenig, John Damberg, Bob Andrews, and Cameron Cartland
performing Mark’s original music for his new CD

  
 

AJW Summer Camp & Concerts 2022

July 25 – 30, 2022 Jazz Camp
Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:30pm
Explore the creative world of jazz improvisation
with Alaska Jazz artists and the AJW instructors/musicians:
John Damberg, Mark Manners, Rick Zelinsky, Nick Petumenos,
Cam Cartland, and Bob Andrews.
AJW Info: 907-332-3234
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks Optional/Recommended***
UAA Fine Arts Bldg
3700 Alumni Drive
Anchorage AK 99508
UAA Info: 907-786-1800

July 29, 2022 – Jazz Camp Faculty Concert
Featuring AK Jazz Artists John Damberg-vibes,
Mark Manners-guitar, Rick Zelinsky-sax,
Nick Petumenos-guitar/keys, Bob Andrews-bass,
Cam Cartland-drum set.
AJW Info: 907-332-3234
Face Masks Optional or Recommended***
Concert: 7:30pm
Tickets: $15 Adults, $10 Students, Seniors, Military
Children age 12/under free
Advance Tickets: Eventbright
Tickets @ door 7pm
Mainstage Theatre, UAA Fine Arts Bldg
3700 Alumni Drive
Anchorage AK 99508
UAA Info: 907-786-1800

July 30, 2022 – Jazz Camp Student Concert
Come enjoy and encourage the new emerging jazz talent!
AJW Info: 907-332-3234
Face Masks Optional or Recommended***
Concert: 7:30pm
Tickets: $5 General Seating
Children age 12/under free
Mainstage Theatre, UAA Fine Arts Bldg
3700 Alumni Drive
Anchorage AK 99508
UAA Info: 907-786-1800

***Face Masks
Optional or Recommended

depending on
Covid-19 Community Levels

at time of Concerts.
AJW follows CDC recommendations.

Information updated often…please check back soon

Spring 2022
January 12  – May 21
Wednesday Adult Jazz Improvisation Class
7-9pm • Nick Petumenos Studio • 907-947-9603
&
Wednesday MS/HS Jazz Improvisation Class
7-9pm • John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks

February 26
Student Recital Concert
Organic Oasis Restaurant
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK, 907-277-7882
4-6pm, $5
Face Masks Recommened

March 27  Postponed TBA
Band member tested positive for Covid-19
Will Reschedule Soon!
Alaska Jazz Workshop Faculty Perform
a Benefit Concert for the Food Bank of Alaska
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage AK, 907-272-5323
4:30-6pm
$15 Suggested Donation &/or Non-Perishable Food
Info 907-332-3234
Face Masks & Social Distancing Recommended

May 21
Student Recital Concert
Organic Oasis Restaurant
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK, 907-277-7882
4-6pm, $5
Face Masks Recommened

May 28 – August 20 (except June 18)
Jazz In The Park, Anchorage Downtown Partnership
Peratrovich Park
4th & E Street, Anchorage
4-6pm
Supported by AARP Alaska
Hosted by Alaska Jazz Workshop

 

 

Fall 2021
September 15  – December 18
Wednesday Adult Jazz Improvisation Class
7-9pm • Nick Petumenos Studio • 907-947-9603
&
Wednesday MS/HS Jazz Improvisation Class
7-9pm • John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks

October 10, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz Quintet
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage AK
Concert:4:30pm-6:00pm
Tickets: Free, $15 Suggested Donation
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks

October 23
Student Recital Concert
Organic Oasis Restaurant
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK, 907-277-7882
4-6pm, $5
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks

December 18
Student Recital Concert
Organic Oasis Restaurant
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK, 907-277-7882
4-6pm, $5
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks

Community Jazz Jam (Thursday)
7-10pm • The Broken Blender
535 W 3rd Avenue, Anchorage
907-865-8858
Open Jam: 7:30-10:30pm
Bring: Instrument, Music Stand, Real Book
Under 21 must be accompanied by parent/legal guardian
Nick Petumenos: 907-947-9603 • nick.petumenos@gmail.com

AJW Summer Concert Series 2021
Sponsored by the Alaska Jazz Workshop, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit arts and service organization providing jazz education programs and performance opportunities in Alaska. These concerts are made possible by generous grant funding from the Anchorage MUNI, the Rasmuson Foundation, and is administered by the Alaska State Council on the Arts.

October 10, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz Quintet
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage AK
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine • Face Masks
Concert:4:30pm-6:00pm
Tickets: Free, $15 Suggested Donation

September 4, 2021 – AJW Faculty Jazz Quintet
Anchorage Town Square Stage
544 W Avenue, Anchorage AK
Concert: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Tickets: Free

September 3, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz Quintet
Alaska State Fair Colony Stage
2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer AK
Concert: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Tickets: Free (included with AK State Fair admission)

September 2, 2021 – AJW Solar Flair Quintet
Alaska State Fair Colony Stage
2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer AK
Concert: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Tickets: Free (included with AK State Fair admission)

August 7, 2021 – Jazz Camp Student Concert
Come enjoy and encourage the new emerging jazz talent!
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage 99501
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine required
Concert: 7:30pm
Tickets: $5 General Seating

August 6, 2021 – Jazz Camp Faculty Concert
Featuring AK Jazz Artists John Damberg-vibes,
Mark Manners-guitar, Rick Zelinsky-sax, Bob Andrews-bass,
Cam Cartland-drum set.
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage 99501
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine required
Concert: 7:30pm
Tickets: $10/$15
Advance Tickets: eventbright.com

July 30, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
Live @ 5 in Talkeetna, Alaska
5-7pm
Tickets: Free

July 23, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
Palmer Friday Fling
City Center Stage, Palmer AK
4:30pm-6pm
Tickets: Free

July 17, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
Anchorage Zoo Outdoor Concert
4731 O’Malley Rd, Anchorage AK
Concert: 12-2pm
Tickets: included w/Zoo Admission

July 10, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
AK Midsummer Garden & Art Fair
Palmer Library Performance Stage
Palmer, AK
Concert: 10:30am-12:30pm
Tickets: Free

July 4, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
Muldoon Community Assembly 4th July Party
7041 Debarr Rd, Anchorage AK
Concert: 3-4pm
Tickets: Free

June 25, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
Anchorage Reads Closing Celebration
Loussac Library Fountain Stage
Anchorage AK
Concert: 4-5pm
Tickets: Free

June 5, 2021 – John Damberg Latin Jazz
Spenard Jazz Fest 2021
Anchorage Museum Lawn
Anchorage AK
Concert: 5:15-6:30pm
Tickets: Free

 

Information updated often…please check back soon

Summer 2021

June 23-30, July 7-29, August 11-18
Intermediate & Advanced Jazz Combo Classes

Wednesday 7pm
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine required.

August 2-7, 2021 Jazz Camp
Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:30pm

Explore the creative world of jazz improvisation
with Alaska Jazz artists and the AJW instructors/musicians:
John Damberg, Mark Manners, Rick Zelinsky, Cam Cartland,
and Bob Andrews.
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine required
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage 99501
907-332-3234

August 6, 2021 – Jazz Camp Faculty Concert
Featuring AK Jazz Artists John Damberg-vibes,
Mark Manners-guitar, Rick Zelinsky-sax, Bob Andrews-bass,
Cam Cartland-drum set.
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage 99501
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine required
Concert: 7:30pm
Tickets: $10/$15
Advance Tickets: eventbright.com

August 7, 2021 – Jazz Camp Student Concert
Come enjoy and encourage the new emerging jazz talent!
Anchorage Lutheran Church
1420 N Street, Anchorage 99501
Proof of Covid19 Vaccine required
Concert: 7:30pm
Tickets: $5 General Seating

Information updated often…please check back soon

Spring 2021
January 13  – May 19
Wednesday Virtual Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm
John Damberg Studio via Zoom
907-332-3234
Recital Concerts TBA

March 6 – March 14
Spring Break – No Classes

Community Jazz Jam
JAM SESSION on hold, TBA
3-5pm • Inspired Lounge
561 W Dimond Blvd, Anchorage
(Between Arctic & C Street)
907-222-4871
Suggested $5 Donation, Free to Jammers & age 12/under
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

Fall 2020
September 9 – December 16
Music Production Class
10am-12pm • Zoom Meetings
Instructors: John Damberg & Nick Petumenos,
and various guest clinicians TBA
907-332-3234

September 9 – December 16
Wednesday Adult Jazz Improvisation
7-9pm • Zoom Meetings
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

September 11 – December 18
Friday MS/HS Jazz Improvisation
4-6pm • Zoom Meetings
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

October – December (Saturday)
Community Jazz Jam
JAM SESSION on hold, TBA
3-5pm • Inspired Lounge
561 W Dimond Blvd, Anchorage
(Between Arctic & C Street)
907-222-4871
Suggested $5 Donation, Free to Jammers & age 12/under
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

Summer 2020
June  – August  (Saturday)
Jam Session, TBA
Community Jazz Jam
3-5pm • Inspired Lounge
561 W Dimond Blvd, Anchorage
(Between Arctic & C Street)
907-222-4871
Suggested $5 Donation
Free to Jammers & age 12/under
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

June  – August
Possible Alternative to Jazz Camp
Weekly two hour class, focus on:
Music Production in the Virtual World
Learn to take your music ideas,
create a production plan to collaborate
with other musicians virtually.
Write, Record & Produce your songs to be
streamed in a virtual concert in August!
More Info: John Damberg: 907-332-3234 or john_damberg@gci.net

AK Jazz Workshop August 3-8, 2020 Jazz Camp
Cancelled, UAA Buildings Closed for COVID-19
Explore the creative world of jazz improvisation with Grammy winning drummer, Grammy nominated composer, percussionist, author and educator
Mark Walker a world-renowned musician &
professor of percussion at Berklee College of Music,along with the AJW instructors/musicians.
907-332-3234

August 7, 2020 – Jazz Camp Faculty Concert
Cancelled, UAA Buildings Closed for COVID-19
Featuring AJW Guest Artist: Mark Walker-Internationally
renowned drummer & AK Jazz Artists John Damberg-vibes,
Mark Manners-guitar, Bob Andrews-bass,
Cam Cartland-drum set

August 8, 2020 – Jazz Camp Student Concert
Cancelled, UAA Buildings Closed for COVID-19

Spring 2020
Jam Session, TBA
3-5pm • Inspired Lounge
561 W Dimond Blvd, Anchorage
(Between Arctic & C Street)
907-222-4871
Suggested $5 Donation, Free to Jammers & age 12/under
John Damberg: 907-332-3234

January 13 – May 11
Monday Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234
Recital Concerts 2/29 & 5/16

January 15  – May 13 
Wednesday Adult Jazz Class
7-9pm
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234
Recital Concerts 2/29 & 5/16

January 17 – May 15 
Friday Classes, Beginning – Advanced
4-6pm
John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234
Recital Concerts 2/29 & 5/16

February 29 (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

March 9 – March 13
Spring Break – No Classes

May 16 (Saturday)
Cancelled
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