Shop Talk

Shop Talk is all about having conversations (or arguments) about your musical interests with similarly interested people. Below you will find people you can connect with, talk with, learn from, and ask questions.

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Munch – 12:00-1:00 pm on Wednesdays

You are invited to join staff and students from the Soul Rock Studio & Diner for Munch (lunch with musicians). Anyone who would like to have lunch together and visit is welcome to sit in and connect. You will get to see fellow students, meet some of our Chef’s Choice musicians, and meet new students from other music classes around the school division. So bring your soup, Kraft Dinner, and carrot sticks, we look forward to having Munch together on Wednesdays.

Wycliffe Gordon – April 27th @ 2:30 pm

Hosted by U of S professor Dean McNeill, students are invited to join other brass players for an online conversation with world-class trombonist, Wycliffe Gordon.

Professor Wycliffe A. Gordon is an American jazz trombonist, arranger, composer, band leader, and music educator at the collegiate-conservatory level. Gordon also sings and plays didgeridoo, trumpet, tuba, and piano. His nickname is “Pinecone”.

Please let Ms. Worman know if you are interested in joining this unique opportunity and she will send you the link to connect.



Join Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis online twice each week for wide-ranging conversations, uplifting messages, and thoughts on how to stay creative during this unprecedented time.

Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer and bandleader, an educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He has created and performed an expansive range of music from quartets to big bands, chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestras and tap dance to ballet, expanding the vocabulary for jazz and classical music with a vital body of work that places him among the world’s finest musicians and composers.

Monday nights at 9PM EDT on Zoom and Facebook Live and Wednesdays at 12:30PM EDT on Instagram Live.VIEW SCHEDULE

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