Type of Session: Clinic or lecture with demonstration
Grade Level: Middle School, High School.
Jazz needn’t be mysterious or intimidating. Like all other musical skills, improvisation must be taught, assimilated, and practiced. Attendees will gather helpful materials and methods for successfully leading a young jazz combo. Specific topics will include repertoire selection criteria, rehearsal routines, and improvisational games, methods & exercises for elevating musicianship, technique and theoretical grasp. Feel free to bring your instruments.
Equipment Needs: an electronic piano would be helpful for demonstration purposes.
Power Point Presentation: Improv Strategies