ORSARA JAZZ SUMMER CAMP Open
Extimated event date: Luglio 2018
Loc. ORSARA DI PUGLIA FG, ITALIA - PUGLIA
31 Km from FOGGIA
Area Foggia, Castelvetere in Val Fortore, Bonito
Registration is now open to attend the eleventh edition of Orsara Jazz Summer Camp, seminars international issues of jazz music which will be held at Orsara of Apulia, in the province of Foggia, from July 29 to August 3 as part dell'Orsara Jazz Festival, which celebrates quest 'twenty-fifth birthday year.
A week of total immersion in instrument lessons, ensemble music, composition, master classes, laboratory for big bands, combos, jam sessions, walks on foot, reflections, in an ideal context for developing relationships, international friendship, deepen the practice of 'improvisation and jazz. Over 10 hours of lessons per day with international musicians coordinated by the director Lucio Ferrara guitarist Orsara years living in New York. The lessons this year will involve Emanuele Cisi (sax), Joe Magnarelli (trumpet), Rachel Gould (voice), Antonio Ciacca (piano), Joseph Lepore (bass), John Riley (drums), Michael Corcella (composition and arrangement). The seminars bring together students from all over Italy and Europe in the small medieval town, in the middle of the green hills on the border between Campania and Puglia. One thing then surely Orsara not miss: the human relationships that are established between people who work, collaborate, study, play, favored by the climate of the place informal and welcoming attitude affordable for all budgets. The biggest problem to overcome is arriving in the country, once they arrive they leave car, formality, anxieties and you dive, walk in the musical flow of the adventure. In previous editions have passed since Orsara prestigious teachers such as Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, Steve Grossman, Jerry Bergonzi, Wessel Anderson, Antonio Ciacca, Jim Rotondi, Greg Hutchinson, Joe Magnarelli, Billy Harper, Reuben Rogers and many others.
During the seminars, open to musicians and non-graduates, students will be ed who will perform during the festival Italian Jazz Days in October in New York, at the Jazz Club Cantina Bentivoglio of Bologna and Bari at The Pentagram Some will also get free membership to seminaries. The cost of the seminars (without package All Inclusive) varies from 150 Euro (to those who register by March 31) to 250 euro (for those registering before June 30) at a discount of 10% for the former students.
The director Lucio Ferrara studied clarinet before switching to guitar. He moved to Bologna, where he remained until 2010, he graduated from the Conservatory in Jazz. For several years living in New York, playing at the Setai on the fifth eve alternating musicians such as Peter Bernstein, Harry Allen, Francisco Mela, Harold Mabern, Joe Magnarelli and plays at Small's, Dizzy's Club, Fat Cat has played with Benny Golson, Billly Harper , with Lee Konitz and Antonio Ciacca has recorded the CD it's all right with me. For three years he played with Jerry Bergonzi, Greg Hutchinson. Intense the activity 'teaching, he taught jazz guitar at Lagos Jazz Festival (Portugal) and Tuscia in Jazz Winter. Since 2004 he is director and professor at the International Seminar of Music Jazz Music Orsara, came to the XXIV edition. he was Director of the seminars of Tuscia in Jazz and La Spezia Jazz in 2010 and 2011. has taught for four years at the Conservatory of Cosenza and currently teaches jazz guitar at the Conservatory of Avellino.