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Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery

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Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery

The Gift of Jazz presents two summer seminars for Colorado music educators, with curricula designed to specifically address the new CDE P-12 Academic Standards.   July 24-26, 2014 Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/ Educator Bob Montgomery An overview of the material and skills needed to present the topic of improvisation to your students including: Beginning Improvisation, Call and Response, The Blues, Improvising to Simple Chord Progressions, Basic Jazz Theory, Scales and Form in Improvisation, and more… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When ::...

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Teaching Composition With Pianist/Composer Marc Sabatella

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Teaching Composition With Pianist/Composer Marc Sabatella

The Gift of Jazz presents two summer seminars for Colorado music educators, with curricula designed to specifically address the new CDE P-12 Academic Standards.   July 22-24, 2013 Teaching Composition With Pianist/ Composer Marc Sabatella Designed to help music educators develop their skills for teaching musical composition to younger musicians, this summer intensive course will offer beginning-level theory of music composition. Participants will be guided in the development of lessons that introduce this knowledge to students at their own grade levels. Click here to view Bob...

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Mile High Spirits Sunday Jazz

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The Gift of Jazz presents jazz on Sunday nights at Mile High Spirits. Sundays alternate with the Funky Fresh Trio and Greg Harris Trio. Jazz begins at 7 pm and ends at 10. Sunday, May 26 features the Funky Fresh Trio. Music is from 7 to 10 and NO COVER.

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Blind Tiger

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Blind Tiger

A Tribute to Stan Getz featuring the John Gunther Group! $50 Add to...

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Programs

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Programs

Jazz Education Programs Jazz Composition, Improvisation & Performance Courses with Marc Sabatella ~ Spring 2013 ~ Latin Jazz ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Gift of Jazz winter courses offered by professional pianist, composer, and educator Marc Sabatella begin on April 20, 2013. The theme to this series of courses is Latin Jazz.  Afro-Cuban music has long been a part of the jazz tradition, and Latin jazz has been enjoying even greater popularity in recent years.  In these classes, we explore the rhythms and other aspects of the most important Latin jazz traditions such as the mambo,...

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