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Advanced High School Jazz Workshop

youth ensemble

Explore the post-bop harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and formal innovations of Coltrane, Shorter, Corea, Hancock, Brecker and others in this multiple DownBeat award-winning ensemble. For advancedlevel high school student players, competent in the bebop language. Record at Fantasy Studios and participate in various competitions and festivals.

Section 1: Mondays 4:45 – 6:15 pm
9/17 – 11/26 (10 weeks) no class 11/19
Michael Zilber • $415

Section 2: Mondays 4:45 – 6:15 pm
9/17 – 11/26 (10 weeks) no class 11/19
Colin Hogan • $415

 

Audition Info:
 

Students Choose ONE from each category and must be memorized:

Up tempo:
“Shade of Jade”
“ESP”

Ballad:
“Infant Eyes”
“Every Time We Say Goodbye”

Other groove:
“Very Early”
“Windows”
“Adam’s Apple”
“500 Miles High”

Drummers will be expected to play in odd time signatures.

Expect to read a tune for sight reading/sight improvising.

Auditions will be held on August 25 and 27, 2018.

 

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