While in Madison for her Isthmus Jazz Festival headline performance, the great Mary Stallings will conduct a private workshop on Thursday, 5/31/12, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Edgewater Hotel. Immediately following the workshop, participants are invited to perform at a public vocal showcase in the Edgewater’s Cove Lounge hosted by Madison’s own stellar jazz vocalist Gerri DiMaggio and her long-time pianist, Paul Hastil.
Sponsored by the Madison Music Collective, this workshop is aimed at helping vocalists set a mood, tell a story, and shape phrases, and generally work toward developing their own unique sound. The workshop will be facilitated by Laurie Lang, jazz bassist and Director of the Madison-based Improvisational Music Workshop.
To maximize personal attention from Ms. Stallings, participation will be limited to 16 registrants. For details about the program, including registration information, visit the Improvisational Music Workshop website at http://laurielang.wordpress.com/.