Composing For Jazz Combo: Four Day Workshop

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Instructor: Russell Schmidt

An intensive four-day session designed to develop jazz composing and arranging skills in small group settings. Led by pianist/composer Russell Schmidt, this workshop will examine creative approaches to writing for groups with two-to-four horns, exploring voicing techniques, passing chords, and contrapuntal approaches. Additional topics will include re-harmonization concepts, range and transposition issues, and writing for the rhythm section. Additionally, the works of historically significant jazz composers will be examined, as will the instructor’s own writing endeavors. Students of all experience levels are welcome.

$150 Per Student

Monday through Thursday, June 27th through 30th, 1-4 Pm
Final Concert: Thursday, June 27th 7:30pm

Final Concert will have $10 general/$5 student admission (those participating in the workshop- no charge, of course)
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By: The Nash