has anyone here attended the week-long residency at the stanford jazz workshop?  if so, what was your experience?
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i attended, but it was probably 10 years ago.
i don't know what might have changed.
pluses:  some great faculty, great special topics classes, lots of playing opportunities
minuses:  not well organized (class topics not posted in advance for the week), unsupervised minors in the adult dorms raising hell until the wee hours of the morning, "master classes" taught by people who don't have a clue what a master class is supposed to be, combos mostly coached by college students and recent college grads.

if you go really prepared to do some playing, you will have a great time.  i still wouldn't trust the dorms, though.

stanford is expen$$$ive, my experience there made me never stay in another dorm anywhere again, but i did still get some good things out of it.
centrum/port townsend remains the best workshop i've attended.
who's there this year?
kenny barron, amoung others.
kenny barron (jr)  
taylor eigsti (jc2, jr)  
joe gilman (jc1, jc2)  
fred harris (jr)  
stefan karlsson (jr)
jeb patton (jc1)
bennett paster (jc1, jc2, jr)
randy porter (jr)
rob schneiderman (jc2)
richard sears (jr)
peter stoltzman (jc1, jc2)
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