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Ragtime, Early Tin Pan Alley & Dixieland Jazz on Jekyll: Millionaire’s Retreat

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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
John from Knoxville, TN Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/25/15 - 10/30/15
Tex exhibited extensive knowledge of the subject and he used his piano playing to clarify the concepts, and demonstrate the differences, among Ragtime, Dixieland, and Early Tin Pan Alley music. A truly enjoyable week

sharon from Cary, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/25/15 - 10/30/15
we had a wonderful time.............tex wyndham's musical knowledge is beyond compare..........our only regret was that the program didn't last longer..... and, linda was terrific......... thanks for a grand time.........

Janet from Winter Haven, FL Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 10/25/15 - 10/30/15
This program is in an attractive setting for a study of Jazz, Ragtime and Tin Pan Alley with an excellent instructor.

Lucille from Port St Lucie, FL Number of programs attended: 42
Date attended: 10/25/15 - 10/30/15
Tex Wyndham does an excellent job of presenting the Jazz program and plays highlights the program with his great piano playing. To add to the program we had an enjoyable snake and turtle presentation.

Edward from Harrisburg, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/25/15 - 10/30/15
This was our first Road Scholar trip and it was everything we had hoped it would be and more...great program, wonderfully knowledgeable instructors, interesting and warm fellow participants, and charming and delightful accomodations...We'll be back, for sure.

John from Fort Walton Beach, FL Number of programs attended: 39
Date attended: 02/22/15 - 02/27/15
A most enjoyable program, and the hotel was a delight.

Henry from Palm Harbor, FL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/22/15 - 02/27/15
The musical aspect of the program was well done and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The information specific to Jekyll Island also contributed to the value of the event. HB

Tom from Alpharetta, GA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 01/25/15 - 01/30/15
A really great program. Tex was full of information and a wonderful performer. I picked up some new tips on musical theory and the evolution of Jazz. I had made many visits to Jeykll Island but never had explored its ecology before

John from Foxboro, MA Number of programs attended: 23
Date attended: 01/25/15 - 01/30/15
We thought we knew a little bit about music, but Tex Wyndham explained and demonstrated so much more. It was all shared in an easily understandable fashion, and his use of the piano to highlight his program made our week very enjoyable.

Paul from Marietta, GA Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 01/26/14 - 01/31/14
A program with many attractive and diverse features- learn about terrific music "made in America" about the same period of time that host hotel (Jekyll Island Club) was the winter home for our nations wealthiest and most influential citizens . An added plus is the opportunity to become acquainted with many of the area's natural residents , particularly the sea turtles .

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips


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