July 22 through July 28, 2013
Phil Woods, NEA Jazz Master and
Delaware Water Gap, PA Historic Sites
Curriculum: (level specific)COTA CampJazz is all about small group improvisation - you start your day with a little creative listening and discussion, then learn (in multiple levels based on experience) repertory-specific theory and ear training - Experiment with composition- Attend lunch-time concerts and master classes on the anatomy of the jam session, early jazz, sessions with NEA Jazz Masters Phil Woods and Dave Liebman: discuss higher education with COTA graduates . Take a field trip for aural exercise and experimentation at Columcille, a megalithic park. Record at Red Rock Saturday and perform Sunday after the family BBQ. Experience evening performances of the best in Jazz right where it lives - the Deer Head Inn in Historic Delaware Water Gap, PA.