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Jazz and Commercial Music

Jazz Clinic

This year the MSU Jazz Clinic will be going virtual.  For the month of February, we will be featuring 3 Jazz Masterclasses—for the first 3 Mondays in February (from 3 to 4pm).  The clinic is free and open to the public, just click on the Webex link associated with the masterclass and you will be admitted to the meeting. 

We are delighted with the roster of Jazz Musicians that will be presenting our clinics this year.  Here is a quick rundown.

Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, 3-4pm. 

Michael League - Bandleader, composer, Grammy-Award winning bassist/creator of Snarky Puppy. 

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, 3-4pm.

Steve Pruitt - Master drummer, music educator, and an original Snarky Puppy drummer.

Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, 3-4pm

Larry Koonse - Master Jazz Guitar Player, Cal Arts Professor, and composer Larry Koonse has toured or recorded with the likes of Mel Torme, Bob Mintzer, Peter Erskine, John Patitucci, Ray Brown, Seth MacFarlane, Natalie Cole, etc.​