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Singing Jazz Standards

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CourseGraphic Take your singing skill to a new level with popular jazz standards. Explore the variety of jazz forms and styles, refine your performance skills and learn the basics of working with an accompanist.  Enjoy being up and singing in groups - and solo too, if you like.  Learn the theory and techniques needed to add the beauty of jazz to your repertoire from an internationally renowned jazz artist.

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Schott Campus

Kimberly Ford 



Please read:  No class Feb. 19, due to holiday. Singers will learn about performing Jazz Standards through classroom instructions and also two opportunities to perform with Jeff Elliot's live jazz combo at SOhO a musical field trip (performance is optional). Students will also learn about finding their most comfortable key (pitch), styles of jazz, and the fun and exciting art and skill of  'sitting in' with and directing a live jazz combo. Singers also learn improvisation and composition through several techniques including 'Circle Singing', a technique developed by Bobby McFerrin.   Class meets Mon. Jan. 22nd throw Mon. Feb. 5th  6:15 - 8:15 pm, Schott, Room 20. With the exception of SOhO- jazz open mic field trip dates: Mon. 2-5    7:30-9:30 pm SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Mon. 3-5    7:30-9:30 pm SOhO Restaurant & Music Club

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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/19/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/22/2018 - 3/5/2018 Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Santa Barbara, Schott Campus  Map, Room: 20 Kimberly Ford