Jazz In June


JAZZ IN JUNE: Swing into Summer!

June 1 – 30th at the JAZZ HOUSE

3 Class offerings, 4 weeks + Final Event!

Ages 12- 18, all levels

Join us for JAZZ IN JUNE: Three FUN, month-long programs designed to give our students a jump-start in developing their repertoires and creative voices over the summer!

JAZZ IN JUNE by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS

GET THE GiG!

EMERGING MUSICIANS WORKSHOP

Mondays • June 1-22 • 6-8pm

Learn how to play and memorize essential tunes from the jazz standards repertoire so you are ready to get and make the gig! The four-week session will end with an outdoor barbecue party and jam session gig at the JAZZ HOUSE!

Areas covered:

  • Mastering tunes and memorization techniques
  • Learn all the tricks to pulling a set together
  • Bandstand protocol

WRITE YOUR TUNES!

YOUNG COMPOSERS WORKSHOP

Wednesdays • June 3-24 • 6-8pm

Learn to unlock your true artistic voice through composition. Get started down your own creative path now! The four week session will end with a recording of your new music!

Areas covered:

  • Beginning composition and song-writing techniques
  • Study of great jazz composers
  • Writing a chart and working collaboratively

THIS IS SERiOUS FUN!

LOUIS ARMSTRONG EMSEMBLE

Wednesdays • June 3-24 • 6-8pm

For our youngest beboppers! This introductory class will explore jazz song forms and rhythms, the blues and swing. The four-week session will end with a concert at the JAZZ HOUSE!

Areas covered:

  • Learn to play the blues
  • Learn how to improvise
  • Ensemble and group playing fundamentals

WE THANK YOU!

This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of

  • The ASCAP Foundation Louis Armstrong Fund
  • Bedari Foundation
  • Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation
  • Gia Maione Prima Jazz House Scholarship Fund
  • J.T. Magen & Company, Inc.
  • Montclair Fund for Women
  • ShopRite of Newark
  • Verizon Foundation
  • WBGO
  • Dorthaan Kirk Scholarship

We would also like to thank our many generous individual donors.

2020 JAZZ IN JUNE FLYER

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Jazz in June 2020 flyer