This Improv class will be more about the music and less about the calisthenics. We’ll be taking Jazz patterns and Read More
Voice Leading is about playing the changes and developing a language. This class focuses on examining existing solos and elements Read More
Playing uptempo tunes seems to always be a challenge for any instrumentalist. Here is a chance to work on your Read More
Advanced Level Improvisation course geared specifically to guitarists.
For guitar players who’d like to unlock the secrets of jazz improvisation. This class will help you reach an intermediate Read More
This class will cover jazz and non-jazz improvisational tools for expanding your melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic vocabulary. Along with pure Read More
This class will focus on the reason we play a song the way we do. This is not a theory Read More
A continuation of Beginning Improvisation 2 — A class focusing on the study of chords, scales, modes, simple patterns and Read More
An intensive class on running scales, arpeggios, and patterns in all keys. Players will increase dexterity and speed. Intermediate level Read More
A class examining the harmonic and melodic structures that are common to popular song form and jazz compositions. By analyzing Read More
This class will explore music with odd or multi-meter time signatures. Composers studied will include: John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, Dave Read More
An advanced improvisation class covering the possibilities of incorporating upper extensions, such as (9,b9,#9, #11, 13, b13) into beautiful melodic Read More
A class focusing on the study of chords, scales, modes, simple patterns and harmonic structure. For all instruments.
Study of augmented patterns and their application.
A class introducing the musician to call and response. Listening and playing it back. The class will work through different Read More
A study of the music of Bill Evans, with analysis of his improvisational style and solo transcription. Geared for pianists Read More
A class introducing the musician to the blues, and various ways to improv over standard changes and substitutions. This class Read More
A class on ‘The Basics.’ A study of theory, chords, scales and blues. For the Beginner.
A class covering complex harmonic structures, transcription and analysis of jazz solos. Application to bebop and modal style of tunes.
Advanced study of diminished patterns focusing on the minor ii-v-i.
Chord Substitutions and Arrangements of Standard Repertoire In this class, students use one song each day for comparative listening and Read More
This class will focus on locating ii-V-I cadences within jazz and pop tunes. To learn to improvise melodically over these Read More
This advanced improvisation class will explore the six various dominant-seventh chord types from a theoretical standpoint to help students understand Read More
This class covers the scales and modes that can be used over altered chords and will include chord study and Read More
A class introducing the basic melodic, harmonic and rhythmic techniques used in the style of bebop. These elements will be Read More
With a blend of patterns, ear training, analysis, and technique, this class introduces the musician to the standard ‘I Got Read More
Through a blend of ear training and analysis, this class covers the minor ii7b5-V7b9-I6 progression, emphasizing diminished scales, their purpose, Read More
Students in this intermediate-to-advanced level class will gain an overview of prominent contemporary guitarists and their techniques, including alternate picking, Read More
This class covers the techniques involved in the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic transcription of improvised solos from recordings. Students will Read More
In this class, students will learn the tunes and solos of one of the greatest saxophone players in history, with Read More
A class concentrating on patterns, playing in different keys, call and response, chord alterations, tempos, and group participation. Application to Read More
This class focuses on the study of chords, scales, modes, simple patterns, and harmonic structure. For all instruments.
As an introduction to the blues for the musician, this class is a blend of patterns, ear training, analysis and Read More
Students will examine important works Thelonious Monk, first by analyzing the pieces and studying the recordings made by Monk, and Read More
This class introduces musicians to the most important chord progression in jazz through a blend of patterns, ear training, analysis, Read More