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We are excited to be opening our Fall 2020-21 semester on Monday, October 5! Registration is ongoing.
Our model for this semester will be a combination of virtual lessons, occasional in-person lessons and classes, as well as hybrid options. We are following the safety guidelines as set by the CDC and local agencies, as well as parent requests and comfort level. For information on returning to our campus, please visit jccotp.org/faqs. We look forward to having you join us on this musical journey!
Play jazz standards in various styles including blues, swing, bebop, Afro-Cuban, modern and fusion in a small group of 4-6 musicians, comprising brass, woodwind and rhythm sections. Students develop ensemble playing and solo improvisation skills, learn how to express themselves and collaborate musically, and memorize songs, melodies, harmonies and chord progressions. Students also learn basic jazz theory: intervals, chords, basic harmonic progressions, voice-leading, scale theory and form. Students observe, listen to, and learn about historical jazz figures, genres and styles to provide the basis for understanding the evolution of musical trends and ideas. While virtual: Students learn to use technology, including iReal Pro and A Capella, as both learning tools and to create performance videos. iPhone or iPad and bluetooth speaker required.
Minimum 2 years instrumental experience required. Audition required for new students. Contact Robyn Searles at email@example.com to schedule an audition.
PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER BELOW UNLESS YOU HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THE ENSEMBLE.
Explore the many ways you can learn and play jazz! Available for drums, percussion, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet, piano, bass and guitar. We will also consider French horn, baritone horn, strings, tuba and vibraphone.
PRIVATE JAZZ LESSONS
Choose a 30-, 45-, 60-, 75-, 90-, or 120-min. private lesson per week. Online lessons are available.
(Note: 60, 75, 90, and 120 min options can be divided into two lessons per week.)
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