A jazz workshop series consisting of...

A workshop/masterclass with visiting artist(s), class instructor & students. The visiting artist will work with the students as a group & individually on the music they have been preparing. (Performance analysis)

Performance of original music of the visiting artist and students

Discussion on jazz music; the history of jazz, listening to jazz music, influential jazz musicians.

Music theory: scales, chord changes. How to connect theory with improvisation.

Improvisation: using your “ear”, and scale knowledge. How to combine the two.

Practice methods: how to practice, how often, practicing when away from your instrument.

Question & answer section, students are encouraged to ask questions throughout the workshop.

Please contact laurensevian@gmail.com for booking & further information