An experienced music director joins the workshop
NASHVILLE, TN, USA, September 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Nashville drummer, writer, educator, and music industry leader Jeffrey Lien has been appointed Director of Reservations for the Nashville Jazz Workshop (NJW). In this role, Jeff will be responsible for the selection and engagement of bands and artists to perform at the NJW’s Buchanan Street facilities and venues around Middle Tennessee.
Lien brings over 25 years of musical experience as a drummer and instructor. A graduate with honors from Berklee College of Music, Jeff has performed in the United States and abroad. He helped plan and open Rudy’s Jazz Room in Nashville and maintains the Jazz Nashville Facebook group. He is also responsible for the Jazz category for the Nashville Music Industry Awards As a Business Analyst, Jeffrey works at Naxos of America, a global leader in classical, jazz and world music and co-hosts a podcast with Tom Evered, former General Manager of Blue Note, interviewing leaders in the jazz industry.
Jeff says, âI am honored and delighted to join the Nashville Jazz Workshop as the Reservations Manager. Since moving to Nashville in 2012, I have witnessed an impressive amount of growth, change and opportunity within our jazz community. The Nashville Jazz Workshop is at the heart of what made this possible. I look forward to building on this success and organizing performances that best represent the wide range of talent and diversity that make up our jazz community. “
Roger Spencer, co-founder and artistic director of NJW, will continue to oversee the NJW’s expanded range of performances in its newly renovated listening room (the “Jazz Cave”) on Buchanan Street in North Nashville as well as community concerts and concerts. special events. Lori Mechem, NJW Director of Education, remains in charge of the comprehensive NJW course program for performers of all skill levels and jazz fans looking to broaden their appreciation of this iconic American music.
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