This fun and informative course will give you the chance to sing and expand your horizons in a duo setting. Learn to count off tunes, experiment with different tempos and styles, listen, communicate and create beautiful music on the spot! For inspiration we’ll listen to and view examples of great duos such as Sheila Jordan and Harvie S among others. Whether you want to get your feet wet or improve on existing duo skills, this course is open to all levels! Come prepared to sing and have fun. Please bring your lead sheets and charts. Music will also be provided. The class will culminate with a performance open to the public.
Saturday 1:30 – 3 pm
7/8 – 8/19 (6 weeks) no class 7/29
Daria • $300
B.A. New College of California, Childhood Music Ed. Taught at Blue Bear School of Music, The Voice Studio, Miracle Music and private coaching. Teachers include: Bobby McFerrin and Mark Murphy. International performing and recording artist. Currently tours with Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. Appeared/recorded with Bob Dorough, Dave Grisman, Wayne Wallace, Frank Martin, Alex Acuna, Abe Laboriel, Marcos Silva, Maria Muldaur, Mitch Woods, Jose Neto, the Turtle Island String Quartet. Performances include Yoshi’s, Mr. E’s, Noe Valley Ministry, Pearl’s, Plush Room, Sweetwater, 142 Throckmorton Theatre, The Vic For Jazz (L.A.), Temecula Valley International Jazz Fest., SF Jazz Festival (Transamerica Concerts), HEAR Music concert series, Sonoma Jazz Concerts on the Plaza, clubs in Japan, Brussels and Berlin. Featured on KCSM (I’m Talkin’ Jazz, See’s Sunday Night Suites, Critics Corner). Voiceovers/Commercials: Alvarado Street Bread, Perfect Strings, KNBR, KGO, KDFC. dariajazz.com