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Nashville Jazz Workshop

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Nashville Jazz Workshop

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Nashville, Tennessee

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Kirk Whalum

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A two-day series of performances and an educational workshop by Grammy-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum, a Memphis- based artist with a repertoire encompassing modern and contemporary jazz and gospel; he will perform a Friday concert of contemporary jazz with his touring band, and a Saturday concert of mainstream jazz with the Lori Mechem Trio. He will also lead an in-depth master class for high school student musicians.