Alan Chez, trumpet player with Late Night With David Letterman (NBC) and the CBS Orchestra, will present a free brass clinic at the Bushwackers Drum Corps rehearsal camp for brass and percussion on February 3, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Bushwackers will host the clinic at Olney High School from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Members of the Bushwackers will participate in the clinic in addition to those who register. The clinic is open to brass players of all ages and all levels of experience, and will focus on all aspects of becoming a better performer.
The brass clinic is an exciting opportunity for high school students to come together as groups to take their technique to the next level of performance. Groups may register by emailing email@example.com, while individuals may register using the form below.
When: Saturday, February 3, 2018, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Olney Charter High School, 100 E. Duncannon Ave., Philadelphia, PA
Who: Any brass player looking to expand and improve tone, range, flexibility, and tonguing.
Register for the brass clinic below.
About Alan Chez
Alan has played with such artists as Bonjovi, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Tower of Power, Robert Cray Band, Spyro Gyra, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Eric Clapton, Cee Lo Green, Snoop Dogg, Flava Flav, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Earth, Wind, and Fire, as well of many others.
He is devoting his time these days to his passion, “Al Chez and The Brothers of Funk Big Band,” a big band playing rock and soul music with big horn sound. Al Chez and The Brothers of Funk have been touring since 2013.
Alan started his extensive music career at the age of 8, starting out as a soprano player in the Saints Drum Corps from Woodbridge NJ, and later performing with the Garfield Cadets, Reading Buccaneers, and The Bushwackers.
Alan has continued his passion for the marching arts as brass staff, drill instructor, designer, clinician, and coordinator with the DCI World Class Champions The Cadets, the Jersey Surf, as well as Canada’s Oakland Crusaders and DCI World Class Finalists the Crossmen from San Antonio, Texas. Alan is returning to the Crossmen for his 19th consecutive year. Alan has also worked as a brass instructor or designer for DCA champions Empire Statesmen, Reading Buccaneers, the Bushwackers, Fusion Core, and Canada’s Kingston Grenadiers.
Alan also works at the music departments at the School of the Arts in Philadelphia and the University of Virginia. He is also a Haverford, Pennsylvania jazz artist in residence.
Alan is program coordinator for New Jersey state marching band champions J.P. Stevens High School in Edison, New Jersey. He has also worked with Kittattiny H.S., Sparta H.S., Morris Hills H.S., Mount Olive H.S., Coronado H.S. in El Paso, Texas, Fort Zumwalt North H.S. in St. Louis, Missouri, Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S. in San Antonio, Texas, as well as many others.
Alan is a Yamaha Clinician and Performing Artist.