Intro to Jazz Improvisation is expertly lead by saxophonist/composer Darius Jones. 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 Darius Jones 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 at Smalls jazz club or another jazz venue around town.
Faculty: Darius Jones
When: Every Sunday from 12 to 2 pm (2 hours)
Fee: $ 195.00 every 4 sessions*
Location: New York Jazz Workshop c/o Michiko Studios
149 W 46th street, 2nd floor, between 6th and 7th avenue
NY, NY 10036 US
*: Scholarships / sliding scale available for students of any age meeting certain income requirements. To apply for a scholarship fill out the registration form and note that you would like a scholarship in the comment field.