Jazz Labs: Razzmatazz for Kids

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July 15

Jazz Labs are FREE and suitable for all ages, offering a behind the scenes look at making music that includes artist talks, master classes, and interactive concerts. Jazz Labs, made possible in part through the generous support of the Halifax Public Libraries, are part of Halifax Jazz Festivals Music Education Program, which includes the Creative Music Workshop.
This year, CMW staff and students alike, present JazzLabs from July 13-17 at Halifax Central Library, Keshen Goodman Public Library, and Halifax North Memorial Library. JazzLabs begin Wed. July 13 at 10:30am at the Halifax North Memorial Library with an African Drumming Workshop led by esteemed educator Dr. Henry Bishop. James Shaw will be exploring Jazz Standards on Thurs, July 14 at 11am at the Keshen Goodman Public Library.
Family favourite among younger audiences, Splash! Bang! Boom! sponsored by Develop NS, returns this year on the Tall Ship Silva, Wed and Thurs, July 13 & 14 (2 shows each day – 10am and 11am), with local instructors Ross Burns and Siobhan Martin.
Also on Friday at Halifax Central Library is Razzmatazz for Kids starting at 11am. On Sat. July 16, Halifax Central Library presents Jocelyn Gould in Workshop. And finally, listen to the results of the hard work, collaboration and risk-taking of the CMW students at the CMW Student Finale Concert at 2pm Sun. July 17 at the Halifax Central Library.
Jazz Labs are part of Halifax Jazz Festivals Music Education Program. Beyond sharing the relevance of jazz in today’s world, these Jazz Labs provide opportunities for artistic development and music education for all ages. Halifax Jazz Festivals music education mission includes Jazz Labs, the Creative Music Workshop and Splash! Bang! Boom!, Jazz Up Your Spring, and Jazz Appreciation Month shows.
Halifax North Memorial Library
Wed, July 13 @ 10:30am – African Drumming Workshop with Dr. Henry Bishop
Keshen Goodman Public Library
Thurs, July 14 @ 11am – Exploring Jazz Standards with James Shaw
Halifax Central Library
Fri, July 15 @ 11am – Razzmatazz for Kids
Sat, July 16 @ 2pm – Jocelyn Gould in Workshop
Sun, July 17 @ 2pm – CMW Student Finale Concert

For more info, visit https://www.halifaxjazzfestival.ca/jazz-labs

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DateJuly 15
Time11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
TagsFree events / Family Fun / family event
Event CategorySignature Events / Arts & Culture / Live Music & Entertainment
VenueHalifax Central Library