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Women in Jazz at The Nash

Phoenix Jazz Girls Rising is for girls ages 10-17.

Jazz was traditionally male dominated, but that is changing! There are so many great female jazz musicians and composers. The Nash in downtown Phoenix is one of the top jazz venues in the world and it is now offering a workshop for girls ages 10-17. On Thursdays from September 26 to November 21, girls can learn how to play jazz and improvise as part of Phoenix jazz Girls Rising! Phoenix jazz Girls Rising is designed to teach young female musicians the basic skills of jazz. In the 8-week program, girls will learn well-known jazz tunes and create improvised solos to express individuality. The course will culminate in a performance at The Nash which will be open to the public! For more information go to