A critical component in jazz education is developing the ability to play in a small ensemble setting. Participating in a small ensemble is a great experience for developing musicianship skills of playing in time, using dynamics, listening and interacting, all while working on feel, soloing and accompanying.
This ensemble works on developing a repertoire of tunes with the goal of being able to play gigs for Jazz Night School. It is a continuing ensemble, and requires an audition for seat openings.
Classes culminate with a session-end performance.
The Ensemble is open to players Level 2 and above for the following instruments:
Piano Bass Drums Guitar Tenor
Acoustic piano, drumset, and amp are provided
Punctual attendance and desire to learn to play jazz/desire to improve.
Students supply their instrument.
Homework is comprised of playing assignments based on the ensemble music and individual needs.
$365 per ten-week session.
Ensemble meets 1.5 hours weekly.
This ensemble meets Monday afternoons 4:15pm – 5:45pm. Class begins Monday, April 3rd, 2017. Session-end performance is tentatively set for June 9th, 2017.
Registration and Payments
Registration for a small ensemble requires payment in full by the first meeting of a session (unless special arrangements have been made). Payments can be made by cash, check, or PayPal options (including credit card).
Please refer to our Policies page for information regarding important information about registration and payment.
Ensemble is filled