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The Count Basie Orchestra

CADME is thrilled to present the Count Basie Orchestra! The Count Basie Orchestra is considered to be one of the most important and influential ensembles in the history of jazz. This opportunity will inspire and ignite musicians of all ages and from all genres of study! On Thursday, April 12, 2018, CADME will present a
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CADME 2017 Fall Residencies

           CADME is thrilled to collaborate with Music Mentors International (MMI) in presenting workshop/residency opportunities for concert band and orchestra with Dr. Dale Lonis, Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz with Reggie Thomas and Choir/Vocal Jazz with Dr. Jim Sparks in the fall of 2017. To learn more about Dr. Lonis and
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CADME Jazz Jam

Once again this year, CADME is very excited to present the All-Ages Jazz Jam. The idea of the event is to provide “under aged” kids with an opportunity to attend and be a part of a supportive jazz jam. This is our 10th year and the initiative is really starting to pick up steam and become
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CADME Jazz Jam

Once again this year, CADME is very excited to present the All-Ages Jazz Jam. The idea of the event is to provide “under aged” kids with an opportunity to attend and be a part of a supportive jazz jam. This is our 10th year and the initiative is really starting to pick up steam and
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Building a Culture of Success

This fall, CADME in our commitment to foster teacher development, along with generous support from Music Mentors International, is extremely pleased to present an inspiring day of professional development with Dr. Dale Lonis. Topics may include, but are not limited to: Building an environment of trust in your music program Engaging in social justice through music A philosophy
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Terell Stafford (Spring 2012)

Trumpeter Terell Stafford is a member of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. An active performer, Terell has played on over 130 albums. He is currently the Director Jazz Studies and Chair of Instrumental Studies at Temple University. During his Spring 2012 visit to Calgary, Terell taught clinics and workshops at a number of Calgary high schools.
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Jon Batiste (Spring 2014)

Pianist Jon Batiste is well known as the bandleader for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, as well as the front man of his own group, Stay Human. In addition to his musical activities, Jon Batiste is active as an educator and humanitarian. In Spring 2014, Jon led a series of interactive music workshops for
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Dick Oatts (Fall 2014)

Saxophonist Dick Oatts began his musical career in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area before moving to New York City in 1977. Since then, he has performed with such legends as Tito Puente, Kenny Wheeler, Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme. Mr. Oatts is currently a member of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. In Fall 2014, Dick Oatts visited
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Marcus Roberts (Spring 2015)

Marcus Roberts has extensively studied both classical and jazz piano. After losing his sight as a child, Marcus began to teach himself piano, and started taking formal lessons at the age of 12. By age 21, Marcus Roberts was touring with Wynton Marsalis. He has performed with the Wynton Marsalis Septet as well as the
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Eli Bennett (Fall 2015)

Eli Bennett is a Vancouver-based saxophone player and composer. He is the recipient of over 35 awards, including the Oscar Peterson Grant for Jazz Performance and two DownBeat Awards for jazz composition. In addition to his accomplishments as a performer, Eli has also composed music for over thirty films. While in Calgary in the fall
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