The Hotel Ascona Swing Festival, hosted in the beautiful four star Hotel Ascona, is the only festival dedicated to the swing music of the 1930’s and 1940’s. For this event Frank Roberscheuten has invited a group of excellent musicians specialized in playing this particular style of jazz… read more.
Jazzin’ July, hosted in the idyllic Golden Tulip Jagershorst, is one of the few workshops dedicated to the instruction of classic jazz music. For this week an international team of teachers, led by Frank Roberscheuten, has been selected based upon their excellent reputation as performers and their ability to motivate and guide students.
A main feature of the course is the focus on playing in bands which develops your knowledge and feeling for various styles such as Blues, New Orleans and Swing. In the daily lessons you will work on the optimal control of your instrument, while emphasis will be given to technique, harmony, improvisation and interpretation. Jazzin’ July is oriented toward practice and competence, aiming to prepare you for actual performance work and to give a new impulse on your personal development.