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September 16th, 2011 Comments Off on


2011 Information and Downloads

September 15th, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 Information and Downloads

The Playhouse Project and Swiss Global Artistic Foundation present

A Jazz Workshop, Master Class and Concert
Friday and Saturday October 7th & 8th, 2011

at The Playhouse 64 Huntting Lane, East Hampton

contact Mirra Bank @ 212-724-1686 or Kate Baker @ 973-766-2589

Friday 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Workshop and Master Class with Jazz Masters: “What Makes it Swing?”

Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Concert: A Tribute to “The Great American Composers”

Download Information Sheet for the Playhouse Project 2011


*Meals and beverages will be provided on both days. Events are free and open to the public. We encourage attendance by all interested teachers, students, parents and members of the community.
The Jazz Workshop/Master Class nurtures and enlivens the connection to jazz music for participants through one-on-one work, as well as performance under the supervision of recognized masters. The “Great American Composers” Concert fosters live jazz as an art form and enriches the greater community with an evening of world class performance experienced in an intimate setting.

Kate Baker

September 14th, 2011 Comments Off on Kate Baker


the Performer

Kate baker’s love of music is the basis for two remarkable talents:  singer and educator.

Kate Baker’s distinct and authentic sound enchants audiences across the globe. Her vocal style and masterful lyrical expression have launched her successful career as one of today’s most coveted voices. Her hypnotic sound resonates with echoes of diverse inspirations from jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and blues music. Newsday has called her “brilliant,” The Daily Gazette has raved about her “exquisite, captivating stage persona” and The Los Angeles Times has named her “impressive.” At home with a Cole Porter standard or an Antonio Carlos Jobim composition, crooning in English or Portuguese, Kate Baker embodies the musician’s singer. read more…

Roger Ames featured on “Writer’s Voice”

December 9th, 2010 Comments Off on Roger Ames featured on “Writer’s Voice”

Composer Roger Ames talks about writing music for voice and about his latest projects, including “Laudate Dominum” and a musical adaptation of How Green Was My Valley. read more…

Workshop Offers World Premiere

October 27th, 2010 Comments Off on Workshop Offers World Premiere

By Helen Rattray

(October 28, 2010) The confluence of a world premiere and a workshop performance by students, adults who are amateur musicians, and skilled professionals made for a rare and uplifting experience Saturday night in a program presented by the Playhouse Project at the Ross School in East Hampton. read more…

The 2010 Open Workshop

September 27th, 2010 Comments Off on The 2010 Open Workshop

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