Focus on an array of creative jazz singing skills including developing a unique repertoire, communicating with the rhythm section and creating arrangements on the spot. Study phrasing, improvisation, interpretation and work on developing a personal sound. A full rhythm section accompanies the class. Students are welcome to bring in songs of their choice, write original lyrics or use material provided by the instructor.The class will culminate with a performance open to the public.
Thursday 8:15 – 9:45 pm
7/6 – 8/17 (6 weeks) no class 7/27
Cecilia Engelhart • $320
Cecilia Engelhart (voice)
Education: San Francisco Conservatory, Mannes College of Music. Has performed/recorded with a wide range of artists including: Ruben Blades, Theo Bleckmann, Willie Colon, Santi Debriano, Paquito D’Rivera, Rinde Eckert, Tania Libertad, Meredith Monk, Oscar Castro Neves, Mario Rivera, Michael Spiro, Keith Terry, Tamba Trio, Wayne Wallace etc. As composer and arranger with “Tanaora”, “Free Dive” and “Trio 3”. Classical performance includes SF Symphony Chorus,“Conjunto Nuevo Mundo” early music ensemble.