Music Education

Jazz Foundations (Autumn 2019)

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Now — 28th November 19
6:15pm — 9:30pm
Our ever-popular jazz group continues its exploration of the jazz repertoire for another ten sessions, plus a full evening performance. We offer the option of two Thursday Jazz Foundations sessions for players at different levels: 6.15 – 7.45pm: (Intermediate level) 8.00 – 9.30pm: (Intermediate – advanced level) Jazz Foundations offers a chance to blow through and rehearse arrangements of great compositions in a mixture of jazz styles, from Miles Davis and Ornette Coleman to Tom Harrell, Stan Kenton and Benny Carter with maybe the odd bit of Shakatak thrown in for good measure. The musical arrangements are adapted to suit the instrumentation of the groups and offer solo opportunities for all who want to take them. Munch offers guidance and support in elements of improvisation, use of scales and time, phrasing, and more. Sessions take place in a friendly and supportive atmosphere, and new members are very welcome. We especially need trumpet and trombone players. “The course is an enjo...
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