On October 20 2018, Colorado Jazz Workshop (CJW) and [email protected]’s (1512 Curtis Street, Denver) will present the 7th Annual CJW Jazz Festival featuring our guest artist, trumpeter Mark Dorn. The Festival starts at 10:30 AM. All nine CJW groups (6 combos and 3 big bands) will perform throughout the day beginning at 10:30 AM and ending at 4:30. Dorn will be presenting a clinic at 4:40. The Festival will culminate with 2 evening shows featuring our guest artist: 6:30 PM Dorn with the Wednesday Big Band;  8:30PM Mark Dorn quintet featuring Keith Oxman.

Remember: The two evening concerts at 6:30 and 8:30 are expected to sell out so get your tickets early!

Dazzle is also an excellent restaurant with great food so plan to eat while you enjoy the music.

Hope to see you all there on October 20, for a fun day and evening. And thanks for supporting live jazz.

Guest Artist, Mark Dorn

Mark Dorn is an active freelance trumpet artist, respected music educator, and a clinician in both the jazz and symphonic band world.

He has played lead trumpet for The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Spinners, over a dozen musicals at Colorado Christian University (CCU), and Moments Notice Entertainment in Denver. Mark has also worked with many other musicians, including Don Lanphere, Bill Sears,
Erik Richards, Kyle Gregory, and Dana Landry.

Professor Dorn holds a Masters degree in Trumpet Performance and Bachelors in Music Education from Indiana University where he studied trumpet with Charles Gorham and Bill Adam, and jazz with David Baker and Dominic Spera.

Mark Dorn, professor of music at CCU, serves as coordinator of instrumental music, conducts the Symphonic Band, directs the Mainstream jazz ensemble, supervises all music majors in their senior thesis projects, and performs regularly on trumpet. Additionally, he teaches private trumpet, conducting, and jazz improvisation lessons.

In over two decades, he has presented band and jazz concerts in more than 60 cities in 15 states. In 2003, he was named Faculty Member of the Year at CCU, an honor given by the student body; and in 2010 he was awarded by fellow professors the Faculty Teaching Excellence award.

Dorn has served as clinician or guest director with several schools and festivals, including the Colorado All-State Small School Jazz Band, the Mile High Jazz Festival, and the Bloomington Jazz Festival.

Colorado Jazz Workshop JAZZ FESTIVAL Schedule
October 20,2018

10:30 to 11:15 – Tuesday Combo late, North Stage
11:15 to 12:00 – Saturday AM combo, South Stage
12:00 to 12:45 – Monday Big Band, North Stage
12:45 to 1:30 – Saturday PM combo, South Stage
1:30 to 2:15 – Wednesday combo, North Stage
2:15 to 3:00 – Tuesday combo early, South Stage
3:00 to 3:45 – Saturday Big Band, North Stage
3:45 to 4:30 – Monday combo, South Stage
4:40 to 5:40 – Clinic with Mark Dorn, Gallery
6:30 to 7:45 – Wednesday Big Band with Mark Dorn, North Stage
8:30 to 9:45 – Mark Dorn Quintet w/Keith Oxman, South Stage

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