SCHEDULE

9:00 to 9:45 am

CAMPERS SIGN-IN by Bill + Melinda Reindl

FACULTY CHECK-IN by Steve Hargrave


10:00 to 10:45 am

CAMPERS STUDY AND PERFORM BIRD’S MUSIC (Faculty)


11:00 to 11:45 am

“TIMING IS EVERYTHING” By Dr. Ryan Heinlein This book puts a focus on learning how to SWING and using rhythm as the foundation for improvising. With a comprehensive chapter on style and articulation, 152 cliche swing rhythms, 81 choruses of the blues, 4 other popular jazz form and 6 standards, “Timing is Everything” will get you swinging in no time! Educators and beginning improvisors will both love this book! 100+ pages!

2020 JAZZ CLINICIAN: Dr. Ryan Heinlein


12:00 to 12:30 pm

BIRD BOOT CAMP LUNCH BREAK


12:30 to 12:50 pm

CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT: Greg Carroll interviews Queen Bey!


1:00 to 1:25 pm

2020 KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Dan Thomas


1:30 to 1:50 pm

CAMPERS STUDY AND PERFORM BIRD’S MUSIC (Faculty)


2:00 to 2:50 pm

2020 PRIZE RAFFLE HOSTED by Greg Carroll


3:00 to 3:50 pm

CELEBRITY APPEARANCE by Bobby Watson!

CAMPERS STUDY AND PERFORM BIRD’S MUSIC (Faculty)


4:00 to 4:30 pm*

*CAMPERS + FACULTY WILL PROCEED SAFELY TO THE CHARLIE “BIRD” PARKER MEMORIAL AT 18th & VINE

HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH: Charlie “Bird” Parker Memorial, dedication ceremony March 27, 1999 in Kansas City, Missouri. Art Jackson (second from left), Eddie Saunders, Bobby Watson and Ahmad Alaadeen were among several musicians who gathered to celebrate the initial unveiling of the memorial. Photo is courtesy of Robert Graham.
HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH: 2007 Charlie Parker Tribute at Bird’s grave in the historic Lincoln Cemetery led by Ahmad Alaadeen. Photo is courtesy of BurnettMusic.biz.

2020 MUSICAL SALUTE led by Bobby Watson and Dan Thomas