Learn more about this program that focuses on jazz composition and small ensemble
Program for Jazz
The Program for Jazz exists to promote the art of small ensemble improvisation.
Although part of the program focuses on performing a well-rehearsed concert, most
of the days are spent rehearsing with a variety of individuals, learning how to
perform well with changing personnel. Participation in the Program for Jazz is by
Participants in Ravinia's Steans Music Institute’s Progam for Jazz present one or
more concerts of original compositions each summer as the culmination of their week
of study and performance.
David Baker, Program Director
Nathan Davis, Saxophone
Curtis Fuller, Trombone
Rufus Reid, Bass