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Students will build and reinforce skills for participation and enjoyment in playing with others Listening and playing are two sides of the same process, and we'll explore some tools that can help us hear and respond when we are making music together. These tools include concepts and exercises for picking up tunes on the fly as well as for creating

$145
+1450 pts
W.   Sep 17th - Nov 5th, 8pm
Intermediate

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 ‘60s, is the root of the modern jazz language. 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,

$230
+2300 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Sep 29th, 8:30pm
Intermediate
Monday September 8 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
Monday October 6 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
Monday November 3 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
Monday December 1 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
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Students will learn how to read and outline chord symbols on their instruments, with the aim of using these outlines in improvisation. Jazz Theory 101 delves into the basics of jazz harmony and theory. This class will emphasize the importance of the major scale, and how it relates to chords, melodies, and progressions found in jazz. This course is

$240
+2400 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Nov 3rd, 6pm
All levels

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

$400
+4000 pts
F.   Sep 12th - Oct 17th, 6:30pm
Beginner
Friday September 12 6:30pm - 8:15pm 6 Sessions $400
Sunday September 14 2pm - 3:45pm 6 Sessions $400
Wednesday September 17 4pm - 5:45pm 6 Sessions $400
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MP 303 focuses on the tremendous potential of Ableton Suite’s sound synthesis tools to add depth and color to your original production. Our Advanced Music Production course will take you far beyond the basics, helping you make sense out of synthesis. You’ll get a grasp of how to layer and combine sounds, as well as how this can work cohesively

$500
+5000 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th - Oct 18th, 3pm
Advanced

There’s never been a better time to get your electronic music production career started with our Music Production Certification Program. You will gain a solid understanding of Ableton’s foundational elements including sampling, synthesis, sequencing, sound design, basic mixing/mastering techniques and more! The four required classes will take y

$1,800
+18000 pts
F.   Sep 12th - Oct 17th, 6:30pm
All levels
Friday September 12 6:30pm - 8:15pm 6 Sessions $1,800
Sunday September 14 2pm - 3:45pm 6 Sessions $1,800
Wednesday September 17 4pm - 5:45pm 6 Sessions $1,800
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Expand your voice. This summer jazz workshop is an opportunity for vocalists to improve their skills under the guidance of a true professional.The workshop is led by the multi-talented and accomplished, Fay Victor, who focuses on topics such as vocal styling, phrasing, ear training, rhythmic diversity, improvisation, vocal health, diction and more.

$625
+6250 pts
Th.F.Sa.Su.   Aug 21st - Aug 24th, 11am
Advanced

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

$230
+2300 pts
T.   Sep 9th - Sep 30th, 9pm
Advanced
Tuesday September 9 9pm - 11pm 1 Session $230
Tuesday October 7 9pm - 11pm 1 Session $230
Tuesday November 4 9pm - 11pm 1 Session $230
Tuesday December 2 9pm - 11pm 1 Session $230
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If you just finished MP 101, or have a basic understanding of Ableton and want to pursue music production further, MP 202 is the course for you. Get a deeper understanding of Ableton Suite’s sampling and song structure capabilities.  Focusing on arrangements, this second level music production course will further develop your production

$500
+5000 pts
Su.   Sep 14th - Oct 19th, 4pm
Intermediate
Sunday September 14 4pm - 5:45pm 6 Sessions $500
Thursday September 18 6pm - 7:45pm 6 Sessions $500
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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

$190
+1900 pts
T.   Sep 9th - Sep 30th, 5:30pm
Beginner
Tuesday September 9 5:30pm - 7pm 16 Sessions $190
Tuesday October 7 5:30pm - 7pm 16 Sessions $190
Tuesday November 4 5:30pm - 7pm 16 Sessions $190
Tuesday December 2 5:30pm - 7pm 16 Sessions $190
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Personalize your production style in MP 404. We’ll teach you to create sounds from the ground up – the only way to give your music a unique personality that stands out in a crowd. You’ll also learn some of the basic mixing and mastering functions which can utilize Ableton Suite’s internal effects processors to help give your final tracks th

$550
+5500 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th - Oct 18th, 5pm
Advanced

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

$230
+2300 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 1st, 6pm
Advanced
Wednesday September 10 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $230
Wednesday October 8 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $230
Wednesday November 5 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $230
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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.

$320
+3200 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 29th, 6:30pm
All levels

Learn how to create beats and samples on Native Instruments Maschine with legendary hip hop producer Ski Beatz (producer for Jay-Z, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, Curren$y and more)! The classes will be broken out to three 1 hour and 30 minute sessions with a very limited number of spots so enroll now. Ski Beatz’ Karate School Experience:Learn how to use

$150
+1500 pts
Su.   Aug 24th, 12pm
All levels
Sunday August 24 12pm - 1:30pm 1 Session $150
Sunday August 24 2pm - 3:30pm 1 Session $150
Sunday August 24 4pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $150
Sunday October 26 12pm - 1:30pm 1 Session $150
Sunday October 26 2pm - 3:30pm 1 Session $150
Sunday October 26 4pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $150
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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

$320
+3200 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th - Nov 1st, 12pm
All levels

Without the ability to put words together a language cannot be spoken. In The Jazz Improvisation and theory workshop we provides students with the vocabulary and understanding of jazz music theory that is needed to begin improvising with conviction and musicianship. Students will gain valuable experience playing with other musicians of similar leve

$230
+2300 pts
T.   Sep 9th - Sep 30th, 7pm
Intermediate
Tuesday September 9 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $230
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $230
Tuesday November 4 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $230
Tuesday December 2 7pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $230
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Jazz has no limitations, and it can’t be defined by a single artist or era. This Funk Fusion Workshop is tailored for musicians who want to explore and embrace the repertoire of the many great Funk-Fusion bands that further enriched the history of jazz in the 1970’s and 80’s.Garnering inspiration and guidance from the music of Weather Report,

$230
+2300 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 1st, 8:30pm
Intermediate
Wednesday September 10 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
Wednesday October 1 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
Wednesday October 29 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
Wednesday November 26 8:30pm - 10:30pm 4 Sessions $230
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Led by Doug Beavers, Grammy winner for his arranging and trombone work with Eddie Palmieri, the Latin Jazz Improvisation workshop is designed to introduce and foster the powers of Latin rhythms and clave in improvisation. Topics covered will include, but are not limited, to:Introduction and discussion of Latin rhythms, clave and their history.Impro

$190
+1900 pts
Th.   Sep 11th - Oct 2nd, 5:30pm
Intermediate
Thursday September 11 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $190
Thursday October 9 5:30pm - 7pm 4 Sessions $190
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Improv Workshops programs bring together players of similar levels and goals, in an effort to develop as jazz improvisers while working on core repertoire in the jazz canon. Improv workshops are a low-cost and worthwhile alternative to small ensembles, and they are appropriate for any player wanting to work more intently on improv specifics includ

$320
+3200 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Nov 3rd, 7pm
All levels

The class will introduce all the basics of playing ukulele - forming chord shapes, reading music, strumming, tuning and rhythm. By the end of eight weeks you'll have learned multiple songs. Instructors will give you all you need to get started. Class is for absolute beginners. You don't have to have any musical background to begin playing. Don't ha

$249
+2490 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Oct 27th, 7pm
Beginner
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]