Friday (April 25) is the deadline to R.S.V.P. for a special educational program being put on by the 29th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival.
Christian McBride, this year’s Artist in Residence, is holding a Bass/Rhythm Section Workshop at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Renaissance High School, 6565 W. Outer Drive, Detroit. The program is open to students and music professionals and is free, but reservations are required by calling (313) 447-1248.
McBride will be in town in conjunction with the Jazz Fest’s annual press conference, which is being held earlier in the day at Detroit’s Guardian Building.
The festival runs Aug. 29-Sept. 1 in Hart Plaza and Campus Martius Park. More information is available at www.detroitjazzfest.com.