Music & Arts Hosts Exclusive Workshop Featuring American Idol Saxophonist
ORLANDO, FL, Feb 05, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
You've seen her tour with Aerosmith, perform on American Idol and
with some of the greatest names in music. Now, Music & Arts and
Yamaha, with support from Rico, bring famed jazz saxophonist Mindi
Abair for an exclusive jazz clinic at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort
on Feb. 16.
"We are excited to bring our customers this amazing opportunity to
learn from someone as talented as Mindi Abair," said Michael
Vandiver, District Manager for Music & Arts. "We are sure this
workshop will inspire young musicians and provide them with
invaluable musical knowledge."
Abair will open the event with a special performance featuring the
West Orange High School Jazz Band, followed by an hour-long workshop
that will highlight Abair's personal music journey from high school
drum major to award-winning musician. The distinguished artist will
also share her best tips and techniques for better sax playing. After
the event, Abair will be available for an autograph session and Music
& Arts will announce their special giveaway prize.
Abair has been featured on American Idol; performed with artists such
as Duran Duran, Lalah Hathaway, Josh Groban and The Backstreet Boys;
and has produced albums that have topped the Billboard Contemporary
Jazz sales charts.
Those interested in participating in the clinic are encouraged to
bring their own instruments. Tickets are limited and required to
attend the event. Free tickets can be picked up at the Orlando Music
& Arts store located in the Target shopping center across from
Millenia Mall or by calling (407) 345-0544.
VISUALLY-DRIVEN EVENT; FILMING ENCOURAGED; PHOTOS AND VIDEO AVAILABLE
FREE Mindi Abair Jazz Clinic
Saturday, February 16
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Nickelodeon Suites Resort - Studio Nick
Orlando, FL 32821
About Music & Arts
Music & Arts, headquartered in Frederick, MD, is
the nation's largest retail music company. Since 1952, the company
has specialized in instruments, rentals, repairs and music lessons
for the beginning musician. The company serves students, educators
and families through its 110 retail stores and educational
representatives across 22 states.
About Yamaha Corporation of America
Yamaha Corporation of America is
the largest subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full
line of musical instruments and audio/visual products to the U.S.
SOURCE: Music & Arts
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