New York, March 14, 2007 — The Spring season’s schedule of workshops and clinics for musicians continues with a Workshop with renowned bassist Harvie S and guitarist Mimi Fox. The two will play standards and original works while discussing the process of playing in a duo as compared to other ensembles.
Harvie S (www.harvies.com) has performed with masters in jazz music and masters in Latin music including Stan Getz, Pat Methany,Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon, Jim Hall, Michael Brecker, Gil Evans, Arturo O’Farrill, Lee Konitz, James Williams, James Moody, Al Cohn and Zoot Sims, Houston Person, Art Farmer, Toots Thielemans, Bob Mintzer, Joe Lovano, Dave Leibman, Vic Juris, Danilo Perez, Paquito D’Rivera, Ray Barretto, Ray Vega, David Valintin and countless others. He can be heard on several hundred CDs as a sideman, eight as a leader and another fifteen as a co-leader with such greats as James Brown, Chick Corea, Mike Stern, John Scofield, Michael Brecker, Tom Harrell, Pucho and the Latin Soul Brothers, Kenny Barron, Ingrid Jensen, Pat Martino, Dr. Billy Taylor, Grover Washington Jr., David Mathews, Virginia Mayhew and Tony Bennett.
Mimi Fox was named a “Rising Star” in four consecutive Down Beat International Critics Polls (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006). She has also been profiled in that magazine’s special feature, “66 Hot 6-Stringers: Down Beat’s Look at the Guitarists Making Today’s Scene,” which presented “66 guitarists in the worlds of jazz, blues, and beyond whose work is innovating, invigorating, and perpetuating the guitar tradition.” She has shared the bill with a wide array of artists including Diana Krall, Stevie Wonder and John Sebastian.
You can attend this masterclass in person, or you can see it from the comfort of your own home.
Mike’s Master Classes (mikesmasterclasses.com) will be streaming every minute of The Masterclass with Avishai Cohen and many future installments of The Workshop Series at David Gage String Instruments This unique and interactive live online workshop format allows access to master musicians and creates an environment where musicians can network with one another globally from the comfort and convenience of home, or anywhere with a computer and a high-speed internet connection!
After the event, you can download a recording of the masterclass from Mike’s Master Classes, as well.
Visit www.mikesmasterclasses.com for package prices and system requirements.
David Gage String Instruments is also offering a Masterclass with Avishai Cohen on Monday, April 16th, 2007. David Gage is offering a package discount for both events for $32.00, $25.00 for students and seniors. This workshop will be streamed through Mike’s Master Classes, as well.
Tickets for the David Gage Workshop Series are available from www.davidgage.com, by calling the store at 212-274-1322 or by emailing email@example.com.