Academy trumpeter wins spot in jazz workshop

June 22, 2012

Nate Sparks has been selected to participate in the Vail Jazz Workshop.  Each year 12 aspiring young jazz musicians are brought to Vail for a ten day residency where they are taught and mentored by a teaching staff lead by John Clayton, noted jazz musician and educator, along with Jeff Clayton, Bill Cunliffe, Lewis Nash, Terell Stafford, and Wycliffe Gordon.

Congrats Nate!