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 […]

Dolphin Dance

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 […]