Outreach • Education
Gary Negbaur offers Outreach and Educational Programs. In addition to post-show Q and A sessions, he and his band perform for school audiences, lead clinics for university music students, and entertain at community centers and retirement homes.
Outreach programs include:
- Jazz, Blues and American Roots (abbreviated performance)
- Interactive lecture/performances on:
- “What are the Blues and How Do I Get Them?
- “Listening to Jazz with your Ears, your Eyes and your Feet”
- “The History of American Song”
- Instrument and Vocal Clinics, Masterclasses and Ensemble Workshops
- Songwriting Workshops
“Jazz, Blues and American Roots electrified our audience; their Big Easy sound mixed with classic jazz tunes left our audience wanting more.”-Carl Mercier, Director, Archipley Cultural Center, Eagle Hill School
“Gary Negbaur was a pleasure to work with. The audiences loved his lectures on The History of American Song.”-Ela Seeley, Director of the Music Institute, Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
“Gary led one of our jazz ensembles through a couple of his original tunes. The students loved it and learned a lot.”-Prof. Roger Hines, Music Department, Capital University
“Residents loved Gary’s performance of Jazz, Blues, and American Roots. Gary re-invented classic songs with unique and surprising piano arrangements, all while delighting us with his personal stories and knowledge of music history. We look forward to hosting him again, soon!”-Jill Cameron, Community Life Supervisor, Friendship Village of Dublin, OH