Trumpeter Eugene Ball, with associate artists Andrea Keller, Stephen Magnusson, Tony Floyd and Tamara Murphy, will present a series of four jazz improvisation masterclasses at Melbourne Polytechnic, Fairfield Campus. The sessions will run from 10:30am – 12:30pm, Sundays March 5, 12, 19 and 26. The series is open to high school students of any instrument, but only twelve applicants can be accepted. Content will focus on methods of practicing improvisation, as well as materials to expand vocabulary. For more information, email