Faculty announced for 2012 Camp

posted Jan 5, 2012, 4:26 AM by nhemeter


New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp announces faculty for Jazz Camp 2012 with special guest artist Dan Levinson

For Immediate Release

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Nita Hemeter: nhemeter@gmail.com

World-renowned jazz clarinetist Dan Levinson joins the faculty in New Orleans for Jazz Camp 2012. Levinson will bring his vast talents back to the Big Easy where in the early 1990s he played on Bourbon Street. During a twenty-year career, he has appeared alongside such prominent artists as Dick Hyman, Mel Tormé, Wynton Marsalis and played in Woody Allen’s band when they toured Brazil. Dan has performed on over 75 CDs and can be heard on the sound tracks of several films including Marti Scorses’s The Aviator. For more information visit Dan’s website atwww.danlevinson.com

Returning faculty are: Connie Jones - cornet, Otis Bazoon – clarinet, Ray Moore –saxophone, David Sager – trombone, David Boeddinghaus – piano, Carl LeBlanc – banjo/guitar, Matt Perrine – tuba, Kerry Lewis – bass, Gerald French – drums, Banu Gibson and Leah Chase – vocals

Joining the camp as a special adjunct faculty member is Ed Polcer who’s credits range from playing in Benny Goodman’s Sextet to running Eddie Condon’s club in New York city between 1975 and 1985. He has played at the White House for President Clinton and for the King of Bangkok. For more information visit Ed’s website at www.edpolcer.com

Visit the camp website for bios on all of the faculty at: