In a higher gear.
We sank our teeth in the challenging set of music that we are preparing for the gig. Its not there […]
Getting it together!
Getting a set of music together and made a little playbook on who solo’s where. And a nice arrangement on […]
Bebop to Hard Bop Workshop
Today the Bebop to Hard Bop Workshop had Andrea Veneziani subbing for Mark Sherman. We worked on the tunes are going […]
Bebop Workshop 01-10-2012
Today the workshop was focused on the 5 tunes that we are going to perform at Smalls, so we tried […]
Great to get back at it.
Another great workshop. The two hours literally flew bye. We worked on Rain, a tune writen by Miles Okazaki, and […]
Back in the mix
After a small holiday break we are back on track and getting ready for the performance at smalls on the […]
Preparing for Smalls
On Saturday the students came back after a two week hiatus for the holidays. We started playing over F blues […]
Bebop workshop January 3rd 2012
In this first class of 2012 we focused on a nice arrangement of Night in Tunisia by Dizzy Gillespie and […]
This week the Bebop Workshop worked on an arrangement of Dolphin Dance that will be played at Small’s, we spent […]
Dec 20, ii V sequence.
We warmed up with two and three whole note interval eartraining, equivelant to major 3rds and sharp 4ths. From there […]
Dec 20, Two’s and Three’s
We had a very intensive class, working mostly on original material written by the students: a tune in 7/4, quarter […]
Arrangement on all Blues
Yesterday in the Standards Class the students came up with an arrangement on “All Blues.” It was great to hear all […]