Current Events Posters 2021

Recent Past Events 2019-2020

All Events

Fall 2021

September 15  – December 18
Wednesday Adult Jazz Improvisation Class
7-9pm • Nick Petumenos Studio • 907-332-3234

September 15 – December 18
Wednesday MS/HS Jazz Improvisation Class
7-9pm • John Damberg Studio • 907-332-3234

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

October 23
Student Recital Concert
Organic Oasis Restaurant
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK, 907-277-7882
4-6pm, $5

December 18
Student Recital Concert
Organic Oasis Restaurant
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage AK, 907-277-7882
4-6pm, $5

October – December (Thursday)
Community Jazz Jam
Info Coming Soon

 

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
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