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Keyboard Improv Zoo: Games And Tools For Creative Growth

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Overview

This adventure-filled class offers a wide range of fun, interactive, non-traditional games and creative challenges for keyboardists at all levels. Sample exercises include body percussion warm-ups, call and response, playing with prompts, chance elements, ostinati, free improvisation, soundtracking, passing the baton, walkabouts, conducted improvisation, and other experiences. Students can expect to stretch creatively and feel more free playing on their own and with others. Materials provided by instructor. Prerequisites: basic proficiency in keyboard playing and reading.

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 pm
9/19 – 11/28 (10 weeks) no class 11/21
Jennifer Jolly • $395

 

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Jennifer Jolly (piano, keyboards)

Performer, educator, choral/musical theater accompanist. Specialist in American roots styles (New Orleans & Louisiana, blues, boogie-woogie, country), funk, R&B, and Caribbean and African music. Currently performing with Kotoja, Zulu Spear, Big B & His Snakeoil Saviors, The Jolly Gibsons, and several other Bay Area groups. Frequent guest performer with Tom Rigney & Flambeau. Previous performance credits include Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), Barbara Dane, Hot Links. Faculty instructor at Cazadero Family Camp since 1999. B.A., UC Berkeley.

 

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