Jazz Ensemble Improv

$206 ($196 members) · 80 minutes · Weekly for 8 weeks

Practice Jazz Improvisation over Blues and Jazz Standards.
Increase vocabulary of Major, Dorian, Blues and Dominant Scale Choices in all 12 keys. The II-V-! Chord Progression will be discussed at length. Play with and analyze Jazz Transcriptions from the masters Build your improv skills and then show off your chops in a final night performance. You should be familiar with basic jazz theory and able to read music.

Special Info

PLEASE NOTE: We must limit the rhythm section (piano, bass and drums) to one student per chair. Because of this, registration needs to happen in person or on the phone 773-728-6000. Do not register online thanks.

Instruments: Bass, Accordion, Drum Kit, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Violin

Class Schedules and Availability

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000