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Holiday Acres Resort Jazz Events

Mother's Day Weekend & Thanksgiving Weekend

Mother's Day weekend and Thanksgiving weekend, Holiday Acres features special concert performances in the intimate setting of our Three Coins Dining Room. About 125 lucky fans have been able to enjoy historic concerts within a few feet of some of the legendary greats. Anita O'Day, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Frank Sinatra Jr., Doc Sevrensen, and "Wild Bill" Davidson are all a part of the Holiday Acres history! The Maynard Ferguson Band, the Tommy Dorsey Band, the Duke Ellington Band and the Count Basie Band have each brought some of their special magic to Holiday Acres in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. When one of these events is up coming, we will be sure to post it on this page!

Northwoods Jazz Camp

May 14 to May 17 2014

A learning and growing jazz experience for grown-ups: A JAZZ CAMP in a beautiful wooded lakeside setting of Northern Wisconsin. Join us, May 14 to May 17, from Wednesday evening to Saturday night.

Aspiring students of jazz from college age to seniors are welcome. Younger students are accepted if they accompanied by parent, guardian or other responsible adult.

A faculty of jazz professionals, lead by Kim Richmond and Clay Jenkins, will teach instrumental/vocal master classes, improvisation, jazz listening (how to listen, and who to listen to, old and new), modern jazz combo and big band playing, with concerts each night (open to the public) where advanced students sit in with the professionals.

Past Performers

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Buddy Rich with Jim Zambon

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Woody Herman with Jim
Zambon during appearance
of 'The Thundering Herd'

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Chuck Hedges