Eastman School of Music Ray Wright Room

Room 120 – 1st Floor / XRIJF Jazz Workshops for Young Music Students 26 Gibbs Street 1:00-2:30 p.m. Free. Sponsored by Wegmans No registration is required. Attend one or more days. Open to all grade school and high school music students. This series of five structured jazz workshops give young music students the exceptional opportunity to play and meet, listen to and learn from professional jazz musicians performing at the festival. Hosted by Bob Sneider, Eastman School of Music Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media and Senior Instructor of Jazz Guitar, and led by five musicians performing at XRIJF. 2018 Schedule:Monday,  June 25: Tommy Smith (saxophone)Tuesday, June 26: Dmitri Matheny (trumpet)Wednesday, June 27: Mike Melito (drums)Thursday, June 28: Mark Lewandowski (upright bass)Friday, June 29: Jon Ballantyne (piano)