These sessions are addressed to advanced jazz players who seek to gain a broader perspective of their performance and to music schools with and advanced group of students who’d like to scape from their routines looking for improvisation without giving up their technique.
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This workshop is addressed to music students regardless of their academic level. ( email@example.com ) Its objective is to present the characteristics of jazz music so that by the end of the session each workshop student will be able to do a little improvisation with his instrument.
- A brief history: Explanation of jazz origins and its impact on the world of music.
- Styles: Making an exhibition of iconic styles.
- Stress: Different tools for practicing jazz rhythms.
- Blues Scale: How is and how it can be used in a context different from their own.
- Improvisation: How can I get to improvise and what are the techniques for its proper use.
- Musical practice: Depending on the instruments of each student will make a group practice working on the concepts mentioned above.
The length of the workshop is 60 to 75 minutes and is o ered to a group of maximum 15 students.
Student must have an experience with their instrument of 2 year minimum time. It is desirable that the space where the workshops have a slate for the exhibition.
A WALK TO JAZZ
With an aproximate length of an hour, this concert’s main objective is to show the main connections between jazz and today’s music, including whats been called Disco Music and all those different variations risen among Urban Tribes. The development of these explanations will be accompanied with an slide presentation to help the viewer keep a visual reference, both in time and the particular trends of an specific era.
The chosen repertoire consists of compositions that have become key tunes throughout jazz history being also representative of each decade. Speech and music throught the concert will be conducted by The Miranda Jazz Quartet, consisting of guitar, tenor sax, bass and drums. As well, at different moments of the concert Antoni Miranda will provide a brief explanation of the instruments mentioned above, explaining their origins, evolution and importance in style making special reference to the saxophone as a key instrument in jazz music, and also regarding the use of electric guitar, including a small technical explanation of its operation to end with a brief synopsis of its history and the possibilities that new technologies o er to musicians.
The live show mixes all the different music trends through the decades, from the late 19th century to the origins of Blues music, considered the starter point of modern music and jazz, to the current days. Then it goes from the distinctive harmonies of blues music to popular traditional European music. The concert completes a whole chronological journey from the different jazz trends and styles, playing compositions that go from Ragtime, New Orleans, Dixieland, Chicago, swing, bebop, cool jazz, Latin jazz, the 70s, Acid jazz.
This show is addressed to all audiences.
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