Serious fun! Entry-level performance ensemble and electives for students new to jazz. Pre-placement Required Choose One Monday Elective
Time: 4:00 – 5:15 pm | Instructor: Ed Palermo
The Louis Armstrong Ensemble is the place where our youngest beboppers meet and are introduced to the joy of swing! With many custom arrangements and an always positive attitude, our instructors make the first steps easy and enjoyable!
BLUES + ROOTS
Time: 6:30 – 7:45 pm | Instructor: Bruce Williams
The road to jazz is paved with “Blues & Roots!” Students will begin to build on their foundation of jazz by starting with the blues, standard tunes, and jazz classics in a fun and engaging setting. Young improvisers will be introduced to beginning theory and other early building blocks needed to enhance their musicianship.
ORGAN BLUES + ROOTS
Time: 6:30 – 7:45 pm | Instructor: Radam Schwartz
Building on the foundation of jazz, blues & roots swings with the jazz organ, with its rich history and distinct style. Through the canon of this instrument, students will gain a stronger understanding of improvisation.