Weekly Workshops

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Rhythm Section/Comping: Level Three

Role and Development of the Rhythm Section from the 1930’s to the Modern Day —FOR PIANO – DRUMS – BASS – GUITAR – VIBES— Sundays, 2:30pm-4:30pm Class Dates: 8-week course Level 1: February 21, 28, March 6, 13, (no session on March 20, 27), April 3, 10, 17 & 24. Level 2: May 1, 8, 15, 22, (no session on May 29) June 5, 12, 19, 26 Level 3: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, […]

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Rhythm Section/Comping: Level Two

Role and Development of the Rhythm Section from the 1930’s to the Modern Day —FOR PIANO – DRUMS – BASS – GUITAR – VIBES— Sundays, 2:30pm-4:30pm Class Dates: 8-week course Level 1: February 21, 28, March 6, 13, (no session on March 20, 27), April 3, 10, 17 & 24. Level 2: May 1, 8, 15, 22, (no session on May 29) June 5, 12, 19, 26 Level 3: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, […]

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Rhythm Section/Comping: Level One

Role and Development of the Rhythm Section from the 1930’s to the Modern Day —FOR PIANO – DRUMS – BASS – GUITAR – VIBES— Sundays, 2:30pm-4:30pm Class Dates: 8-week course Level 1: February 21, 28, March 6, 13, (no session on March 20, 27), April 3, 10, 17 & 24. Level 2: May 1, 8, 15, 22, (no session on May 29) June 5, 12, 19, 26 Level 3: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, […]

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Intro to Jazz Improvisation

Intro to Jazz Improvisation is expertly lead by Grammy winner Patience Higgins. This ongoing course offers a path for musicians to enter the world of jazz improvisation. In a welcoming and non judgmental environment, participants will be encouraged to play and improvise. During the class Patience Higgins will demonstrate and teach various devises such as scales, modes, chords, various tunes and chord progressions. Twice per year participants will have the opportunity to perform a showcase […]

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Let’s sing with Jocelyn Medina

Let’s SIng with Jocelyn Medina! This is a beginner / intermediate for all people with a desire to sing. Join us with for a trial class by registering with the link below. Every Thursday 6-7pm Date: Ongoing Fee: 4 classes $99.00, plus a one time $45.00 registration fee. Faculty: Jocelyn Medina Location: New York Jazz Workshop 149 W 46th street, 2nd floor, between 6th and 7th ave. NY, NY 10036 US

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Jazz Improvisation for the Classically Trained Musician TUESDAYS 5:30PM

Jazz Improvisation, Theory, and Performance for the Classically Trained Musician with Jazz Pianist Jim Ridl Prerequisites: Reading music and knowing basic theory, especially 7th chords and the major, minor and diminished scales. The Jazz Improvisation for the Classically Trained Musician is open to all instrumentalists who have some previous classical training and a desire to improvise. “From the piano chair, Iʼll gladly share with you my knowledge and experience as an improviser from the perspective […]

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New York Jazz Workshop Big Band SUNDAYS 12pm

About: The New York Jazz Workshop is excited to announce its new New York Jazz Workshop Big Band under the direction of Ron Horton. As an arranger, Ron has worked with such jazz artists as Andrew Hill, groups such as the Jazz Composers Collective and co-leads a tentet with drummer Tim Horner. He will expose the players in this ensemble to some of the many different styles that big bands have covered over many decades, […]

Kenny Wessel's Guitar Ensemble
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With KENNY WESSEL This Guitar Ensemble will work with 4-5 guitarists playing arrangements for guitar. We will focus on important musical skills: playing as a section, blending, phrasing, time feel, soloing, comping, improvisation, in addition to working on a weak point for many guitarists, sight-reading. Charts include arrangements of jazz standards and other repertoire. It’s a great opportunity to experience playing in a section (like a horn section, but stringy). Get ready for a fantastic […]

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Funk Fusion Workshop WEDNESDAYS 8:30pm

With ANDREA VENEZIANI: Jazz has no limitations, and it can’t be defined by a single artist or era. This Funk Fusion Workshop is tailored for musicians who want to explore and embrace the repertoire of the many great Funk-Fusion bands that further enriched the history of jazz in the 1970’s and 80’s. Garnering inspiration and guidance from the music of Weather Report, Headhunters, Chick Corea Elektric Band, Brecker Brothers and many more, students learn the musical […]

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Jazz Vocal Workshop THURSDAYS 8pm

Jazz Vocal Workshop with FAY VICTOR: This is a Jazz Vocal Workshop for intermediate to advanced singers who would like to improve their vocal skills with a true professional. Ben Ratliff of the New York Times calls Victor “artistically complete.” Fay Victor hypnotizes audiences, whether she sings a blues, sculpts a free piece, reinvents a Herbie Nichols tune through her own lyrics, or effortlessly scats over the harmonies of a jazz standard. She is a very […]

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Blues and Beyond FRIDAYS 6pm

Blues and Beyond from the blues form to jazz standards. Meet, play and learn with other enthusiastic musicians. This class introduces students to the world of improvisation through interplay in an ensemble setting (max class size 7 students). Participants should be comfortable playing their instrument or singing, the ability to read music is recommended but not required. The only other requirement for the class is that you come eager to learn and to grow as […]

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NYJW Woodwind Ensemble SATURDAYS 12pm

About The New York Jazz Workshop is proud to announce the formation of the NYJW Woodwind Ensemble taught by John Sergenian, Bart Platteau, and Marc Mommaas. The core of the Woodwind Ensemble will be a saxophone quartet but we do except as alternatives trumpet, flute, bassoon, clarinet, french horn, baritone horn and trombone. The Woodwind Ensemble is a great avenue to build technique, develop a full sound, improve reading skills, develop improvisation skills, and above all […]

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Let’s Sing with Olivia Foschi THURSDAYS 7pm

With OLIVIA FOSCHI: Olivia Foschi’s vocal workshop is open to beginner and intermediate students looking to develop vocal technique while tapping into the language of jazz. Whether you are an aspiring singer or an instrumentalist who would like to do more singing, if you are looking for singing classes in New York City, this workshop will give you the ability to learn the foundations necessary to develop your singing voice, learn a vast selection of […]

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