Annie Sellick, Nashville jazz artist, is offering a new Soul and Song Retreat titled Workin’ with the Blues, April 19-21 in Monteagle. Singers of all levels and aspirations are invited to participate in the three-day journey of musical discovery.
The fundamentals of 12 bar blues will be taught in an intimate and personal learning environment. Workshop participants will develop an understanding of bass lines, root movement and improvisation in a relaxing atmosphere brimming with creativity and friendship, officials said.
Ms. Sellick’s Soul and Song Retreats are for someone seeking to challenge themselves musically while enjoying personal guidance from a world-renowned virtuoso jazz performer. More than a workshop, Soul and Song nurtures support and trust between singers and encourages mistakes and experimentation – all while being guided by Ms. Sellick down a path of musical self-discovery.
Award-winning independent Nashville recording artist and Soul and Song retreat attendee, Ginger Sands, noted, “I was amazed at the high caliber of talent, skill, generosity, creativity, playfulness, spirituality and love which was present at one place and time. Truly an inspiring experience.”
The cost of the Workin’ with the Blues three-day retreat is $350 which includes lodging for the weekend, meals prepared by a local chef, and full days of vocal classes and instruction. To sign up for the retreat or request more information email email@example.com or go to www.anniesellick.com to read about other scheduled Soul and Song Retreats.
Voted “Best Jazz Artist” by the Nashville Scene five years in a row, Ms. Sellick began her career in Music City, singing in local venues and building relationships with nationally-known jazz players around town. Four studio albums later, Ms. Sellick has found international success with growing fan bases in Japan, Germany and beyond. Jeff Hamilton, Bela Fleck, Joey De Francesco and Mark O’Connor are just a few of the jazz legends with whom she has recorded or shared the stage.