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Working with the Rhythm Section Workshop

November 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Working with the Rhythm Section Workshop
Saturday, November 10th @ 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Regular registration is $150. Student pricing is $90.

Visit http://www.sarahmgreer.com/workshops or call 608-338-6840 to register.
(Workshop registration is required. Last day to register is Friday, November 9th.)

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This workshop is about understanding the roles of the players in the rhythm section and how you, as a singer, interact with each of them. Working with the Rhythm Section, we can discuss and practice:

  • Listening to “non-melodic” instruments
  • Feeling groove and showing time
  • Roles of rhythmic players
  • Singer-player relationships
  • Giving cues
  • Solo and scat singing*
  • Microphone technique
  • Understanding song form and keys
  • Learn what players need from singers (Q&A)

*This workshop is an excellent place to practice implementing the skills we learn in the Scat Singing Fundamentals I and II workshops. Working with the Rhythm Section is open to singers of all levels; previous experience singing with a rhythm section is NOT necessary.

Click here to register.

This workshop is part of a series. Package and student pricing are available. Visit http://www.sarahmgreer.com/workshops to learn more.

About Sarah M. Greer
Sarah M. Greer is a vocalist, instructor and improviser. Based in the Twin Cities, Sarah has performed on local and international stages. She regularly takes the stage with local musicians, including the a cappella ensemble Give Get Sistet.

Sarah loves singing, performing and co-creating with other singers and instrumentalists. She has a degree in vocal performance, released an album of original jazz — What the Music Says Do — this year, and has studied vocal improvisation for over a decade and with singers from around the world.

Sarah is passionate about singing and helping singers trust, develop and enjoy their unique instruments.

Written by JCS Admin

Details

Date:
November 10
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue

Jazz Central Studios
407 Central Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Website:
http://jazzcentralstudios.org/