Guitar/Piano/Bass Trio Ensemble w/Ray Clemens: Tuesdays 7:15pm-8:45pm

This micro ensemble provides opportunity for a guitarist and pianist to work with an instructor bassist. Develop skills of carrying melody and comping in an exposed and often called for instrumentation. Open to levels 1 and higher but preference will go to matching students of like levels.

Playing jazz in small ensembles also develops confidence, collaboration, spontaneity, anticipation, empathy, creativity, working within structure, leading, following, focusing, quick thinking, memorization, and pattern recognition.

Come join the fun and build your jazz performance skills in a guided rehearsal setting. Work on soloing, accompanying, and playing as a group.

Classes culminate with a session-end performance.

Student Requirements

Punctual attendance and desire to learn to play jazz/desire to improve.

Students supply their instrument.

Homework
Homework is comprised of playing assignments based on the ensemble music and individual needs.

Ensemble meets 1.5 hours weekly.
This ensemble meets Monday evenings 7:15pm – 8:45pm. Class begins Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. Session-end performance is tentatively Friday, June 9th, 2017. 

The Ensemble is open to players Level 1 and above, or by audition/approval for the following instruments (only one guitar and piano):

  • Piano
  • Guitar

Acoustic piano and amp are provided

Cost

$365 per 10-week session.

Registration and Payments
Registration for this ensemble requires payment in full by the first meeting of a session (unless special arrangements have been made). Seats are filled on a ‘first-come, first-serve’ basis and cannot be assigned unless payment is received. Payments can be made by cash, check, or PayPal options (including credit card).

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Course Information
  • Room:TBA
  • Days:Tuesday - Classes begin April 4th, 2017
  • Timings:7:15-8:45pm
Instructors
Ray Clemens

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