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This 5-week workshop covers basic theory from scratch with an introduction to chart writing / lead sheet writing concepts. Goals: Learn to read and write music notation, transcribe and notate a simple melody and chord progression, understand keys, create a basic chart of a song.
If you are just getting started, MP 101 helps those who are new to music production understand the technical and creative process in making a beat and manipulating sounds in Ableton Suite 8. By the end of the course, each student will have produced at least one original track. You will learn:Fundamentals of Ableton Suite softwareBasic music theory
In this class you will work through a variety of rhythmic principles inspired by today’s Jazz compositions and influenced by rhythmic concepts found in South Indian, North Indian and African music. We will work on accent points, groupings, mixed meter principles and polyrhythm. The main focus is to strengthen inner time by expanding your rhythmic
Learn the fundamentals of music - melody, harmony, bass and rhythm - will also be explored through improvisation via scales, chords, linear and harmonic sequences, song forms, meters, grooves and feels, phrasing, articulation, and much more. The Jazz Improvisation and Theory 1 workshop is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists who have the desi
We are proud to present a new master class series with RAD, whose mission is to provide up-and-coming singer-songwriters with high-quality, low cost recordings of their works, along with career development and artistic support.
Wes Montgomery’s playing casts a towering shadow over modern guitar techniques, and his influence can be heard in the performances of nearly every jazz guitarist today. Bassist Larry Ridley will share his insights into Wes’ life and music with you, drawing from his long friendship and collaboration with the legendary guitarist.
The goal of the course is to explain the nature of this music through the analysis of compositions by major musicians of that era: Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, etc. Any musician who wants to understand and play jazz today has to know the language of Bebop. The style, born in the ’40s until the early
Discography, the science of researching recordings, was invented by Charles Delaunay in 1936 because the recordings themselves didn’t give him enough information about the performances on them. Discography has been a crucial part of Jazz scholarship, and will continue to be in the digital age. Ed Berger, retired curator of the Institute of Jazz S
In our group violin lesson, we incorporate the Suzuki violin Method, developed by the Japanese pedagogu,Dr.Shinichi Suzuki, is an educational philosophy emphasizes on immersion, encouragement, small steps, and “mother-tongue” learning. This “mother-tongue” learning is to immerse students in music learning in natural ways and environment, wh
In our group violin lesson, we incorporate the Suzuki violin Method, developed by the Japanese pedagogue, Dr. Shinichi Suzuki, is an educational philosophy emphasizes on immersion, encouragement, small steps, and “mother-tongue” learning. This “mother-tongue” learning is to immerse students in music learning in natural ways and environment,
This workshop is geared towards intermediate and advanced musicians looking to explore the musical compositions of the most influential musicians of the Modern Jazz repertoire. From the late ‘60s to the ‘80s, musicians such as Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea dominated the jazz world with their innovative styles and
DJ 101 is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to learn to DJ. Whether you want to spin at a club, be the next festival superstar, or just pick up a new hobby, our hands-on instruction will teach you the fundamentals of mixing, blending, and scratching. No matter your music tastes or commitment level, DJ 101 will give you the skills you ne
Students will learn how to connect their ear with what they see and feel.
This notation and ear training class is particularly helpful for vocalists, pianists, and guitarists. It can help anyone who wants to learn effective methods of reading and understanding jazz notation, rhythm, melody, and harmony.
Students will learn the essence of Afro-Cuban drumming. No experience necessary. Beginner to advanced musicians will play in an ensemble setting, learning Bolero, Tumbao, Mambo, Salsa, Guaguanco and many more. Get your groove on, and learn conga drums today.
What key am I in? Change a the key of a song. Harmonize a melody. Transcribe and notate a more complex melody and chord progression. Create a more detailed chart or lead sheet of a song. This 5-week workshop is a continuation of Basic Theory 1. “What key is my song in?”, major and minor chords, transposing a song to a different key, intro
Play in a jazz band under the direction of Mark Sherman, winner of "Rising Star Vibes" Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll 2007-2010. He will take you on a musical journey spanning three decades from Bebop to Hard-Bop. You will play, among other things, the music of Charlie Parker, Benny Golson, Art Blakey and more. Mark is an experienced instructor who
In this class you will learn the fundamentals of jazz guitar performance in a simple and approachable manner and you will be playing jazz from day one. You will learn the basics of soloing on important jazz songs and learn the chords needed to play these tunes. Learn how to start playing jazz guitar now! This class is perfect for guitarists who are
This class will focus on the blues form and the AABA form, through the exploration of compositions by Thelonius Monk, Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus and many other influential musicians. If you are looking to expand your jazz repertoire and grow as a musician, this is the workshop for you. The Jazz Standards workshop is a great place for musicians
The NYJA Big Band is open to intermediate, advanced, and professional level instrumentalists who are looking to play and work in a big band setting. NYJA Big Bands are not merely reading bands. The material is rigorously and artistically rehearsed and performed throughout the year. Participants include professionals who join to keep their chop
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