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. Rhythm section provided. You are welcome to bring in songs of your choice, write original lyrics or use material provided by the instructor. Prerequisites: consent of instructor — telephone consultation required. Call 510-845-5373 for more information.
Section 1 Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 pm
Section 2 Tuesdays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
1/8 – 3/12 (10 weeks)
Performance date: Tuesday 3/19
Laurie Antonioli • $460
Telephone consultation required. Call 510-845-5373 for more information.
Laurie Antonioli (voice)
Studied at Mt. Hood College and Cal State Long Beach. Student of Joe Henderson, Mark Murphy; Professor, Vocal Jazz Studies, KUG U., Graz, Austria; International performing and recording artist with releases on Nabel Records, Germany; Yamaha Records, Japan, Origin Records, USA and owner of Intrinsic Music Records Co. Clinician, adjudicator, curriculum development for CJC Vocal Program; Co-teaches yearly vocal intensive with Theo Bleckmann.
Performed and/or recorded with George Cables, Bobby McFerrin, Richie Beirach, Pony Poindexter, Joe Henderson, Sheila Jordan,Mark Murphy; bandleader of Foreign Affair Band and The American Dreams Band. Released “Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light” — The music of Joni Mitchell, on Origin Records. Voted “best of” 2014 in Downbeat Magazine.