July 24, 2007
The vocal workshops continued today, including a lively performance featuring the three workshop instructors: Roberta Gambarini, Nancy King and Dee Daniels. Festival staff provide photo credentials, allowing me access.
Bassist and festival artistic director John Clayton introduces today’s faculty concert:
Jay Thomas, flugelhorn
Dawn Clement, piano
Terell Stafford, trumpet
Ingrid Jensen (right), trumpet
Steve Davis, John Clayton & Lynne Arriale
Gerald Wilson was a highlight of the festival. The great composer and band leader had several sessions in which he described his life in jazz, taught several classes on arranging and led a band in one of the festival public performances.
John Clayton and Gerald Wilson
Liis Todd and Gerald Wilson