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Fall Jazz Combos & Improv: Youth

Fall Semester Begins: September 8, 2020

 

Questions?  Contact Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Director or call 847.905.1500


Jazz Improvisation

Come explore the world of jazz and jazz improvisation in an online group platform!  Increase your knowledge of jazz theory and jazz history and enhance your creativity through “playing by ear” on your instrument.  Learn to interpret great jazz recordings through listening and imitation. All instruments are welcome. Registration is open to students worldwide.

 

Latin/Jazz Improvisation (grades 9-12)

Monday            6:00 PM           Victor Garcia                            Evanston East

Jazz Improvisation (grades 5-9)

Tuesday            6:30 PM           Fred Simon                               Evanston East (Room 2)

Jazz Improvisation (grades 9-12)

Tuesday            8:00 PM           Audrey Morrison                      Winnetka (Thoresen)

Jazz Improvisation for Strings (beginners, grades 7-12)

Tuesday            5:00 PM           James   Sanders                        Evanston East

Strings Attached Improvisation (intermediate – advanced, grades 9-12)

Tuesday            6:45 PM           James Sanders               

 

45 minutes • $135.75 annual tuition for students enrolled in private instruction or a jazz combo; $293.25 per semester for others • 15 weeks

 

Questions?  Contact Audrey Morrison, Jazz Studies Director or call 847.905.1500


Jazz Combos

Explore your musical creativity in an online group platform! Practice improvising in many styles of jazz, including swing, blues, bebop, Dixieland, Latin and contemporary. Emphasis will include learning jazz standards and will provide the opportunity to perform original compositions. Students are placed in small combos based on age and level. Registration is open to students worldwide.

 

Latin/Jazz Combo (grades 9-12)         

Monday            5:00 PM           Victor Garcia                            Evanston East

Jazz Combo (grades 5-8)

Tuesday            6:00 PM           Audrey Morrison                      Winnetka

Jazz Combo (grades 5-9)

Tuesday            5:30 PM           Fred Simon                               Evanston East (Room 2)

Jazz Combo (grades 9-12)

Tuesday            7:00 PM           Audrey Morrison                      Winnetka (Thoresen)

Strings Attached Combo (grades 9-12)

Tuesday            5:45 PM           James Sanders                          Evanston East

 

Combo: 60 minutes • $317.25 • 15 weeks