Steve Wade and Joey Sellers will headline Laguna Beach Live! “All About That Jazz”

Steve Wade, director of music and jazz for Laguna Beach Unified School District, and Joey Sellers, director of jazz studies at Saddleback College, will headline Laguna Beach Live!s “All About That Jazz” seminar series.

Steve Wade and Joey Sellers trumpet

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Steve Wade is the Director of music and jazz for Laguna Beach Unified School District 

Both are well-known musicians and teachers. Sellers, a trombonist, has also composed for such prominent performers as Doc Severinsen and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Wade is a longtime teacher of band, orchestra and jazz at schools in Orange County as well as a professional trumpet player. 

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Joey Sellers is the Director of Jazz Studies at Saddleback College 

The seminar series will explore the history and music theory of jazz in three sessions. Other professional musicians will join the presenters to demonstrate how the jazz creative and performance process develops. 

The series will be held from on Tuesdays, Sept 18, Oct 2 and 16 at Mozambique Restaurant from 6 - 8 p.m. Class size is limited to 40 participants.

For more information, visit www.lagunabeachlive.org.