Season Event

Orientation Day #1: Green and Gold Showcase and Check In

  • June 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

Concert Hall

Orientation Day #1: Patriot Welcome

  • June 27, 2016 at 9:15 am

Concert Hall

Orientation Day #1: Family Reception

  • June 27, 2016 at 6:45 pm

Concert Hall Lobby

Orientation Day #2: Academic Showcase and Breakfast

  • June 28, 2016 at 8:00 am

Concert Hall Lobby

Orientation Day #2: GMU What

  • June 28, 2016 at 9:00 am

Concert Hall

US Navy Commodores Jazz Ensemble - NJW

  • June 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Concert Hall

Join the National Jazz Workshop for our opening night concert with the United States Navy Commodore's! Joining the Commodore's will be NJW faculty and special guest artists, Matt Niess and Darden Purcell.

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NJW All-Stars with special guest, Terell Stafford

  • June 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Concert Hall

Very special guest trumpeter, Terell Stafford joins the NJW All-Star orchestra, under the direction of Alan Baylock and Matt Niess for an incredible performance.

Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York, has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by piano legend McCoy Tyner.

Since the mid-1990’s, Stafford has performed with groups such as Benny Golson’s Sextet, McCoy Tyner’s Sextet, Kenny Barron Quintet, Frank Wess Quintet, Jimmy Heath Quintet and Big Band, Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra, Carnegie Hall Jazz Band and Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Alumni Band.

Stafford has been an integral member in bands led by esteemed artists such as Cedar Walton, Sadao Watanabe, Herbie Mann, and Matt Wilson. Stafford has appeared on The Tonight Showwith Jay Leno, Rosie O’Donnell Show, and You Bet your Life with Bill Cosby. Bill Cosby has been an incredible mentor for Stafford welcoming him into the house band on his show, encouraging Stafford to teach and was instrumental in his positions at Cheney University and Temple University, Cosby’s alma mater. Stafford can be heard along with Bobby Watson on the soundtrack for the feature film A Bronx Tale and in the documentary Treme: Untold Story of Black New Orleans. Stafford has performed as a guest artist with the Billy Taylor Trio on National Public Radio’s Billy Taylor’s Jazz at the Kennedy Center.

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The Capitol Bones - NJW

  • June 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Concert Hall

The National Jazz Workshop presents a special performance by The Capitol Bones, under the direction of Matt Niess! The Capitol Bones, a Washington, D.C., premiere jazz trombone ensemble, offers something exciting and new for jazz lovers everywhere, with an added treat for those treasured listeners who appreciate and seek out great trombone playing. Since its inception in 1991, the Capitol Bones have played throughout the country to include performances at The International Trombone Workshop in Las Vegas, Nevada & Rochester, NY jazz clubs, universities and an annual appearance at The Eastern Trombone Workshop in Washington, D.C.

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The National Jazz Workshop Faculty

  • June 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Concert Hall

The National Jazz Workshop presents a concert featuring the faculty of the Mason camp! This concert will feature Matt Niess, Jim Carroll, Regan Brough, Joe McCarthy, Wade Beach, Shawn Purcell, Darden Purcell and more!

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NJW Student Bands

  • July 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Concert Hall

The National Jazz Workshop concludes it's week-long camp with performances by student groups!

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Afro Bop Alliance - NJW

  • June 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Concert Hall

The National Jazz Workshop is proud to present Afro Bop Alliance in concert on Thursday, June 30th! Latin Grammy Award winning Afro Bop Alliance (ABA) is an Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble based in Washington, DC, who was received Latin Jazz Album of the Year at the 9th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in 2008 for the recording “Afro Bop Alliance, featuring Dave Samuels,” which was released on the Heads-Up label. This recording was also nominated for a Grammy in the same category that same year. ABA was founded and is led by drummer Joe McCarthy.

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