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Women in Jazz Workshop

An Introduction to Jazz + Jam Session

Led by Joan Griffith

When: Saturday, March 23, 2024 1-5pm

Where: Walker West Music Academy – 760 Selby Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104

Presented by Walker West & She Rock She Rock Sponsored by Jazz88.

Join Walker West’s Women in Jazz initiative for an interactive introduction to jazz workshop, led by jazz bassist, guitarist and educator Joan Griffith! Learn about this great American artform from leading local women jazz musicians, and play together, featuring Mary Louise Knutson (piano), Beth Varela (drums), Sophia Kaufmann (bass) and Tasha Baron (trombone, flute, keys).

Women, non-binary and trans players of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate in the workshop, and join in a Sisterhood jam session to follow. Bring your instrument, and a chart for your favorite standards. Realbooks provided. No prior jazz experience required.

All welcome to attend. RSVP here.

With questions, contact Katia Cardenas, Walker West Without Walls Program Director at

Save the date for:

She Rock All Ages Open Jam – April 27 2-5pm at Walker West

WIJ Workshop & Jam Session #2 – Saturday, May 18 1-5pm

Women in Jazz Retreat with Claudia Medina, June 17-21 9-4pm Learn more and sign up here