Calendar

Sunday

Introduction to Improvisation and Music Theory

4:00 to 5:30 pm

Jazz Ensemble A

6:00 to 8:00 pm

Monday

Jazz Ensemble C

7:00 to 8:30 pm

Tuesday

Advanced Improvisation

6:30 to 8:00 pm

R&B Ensemble

7:30 to 9:00 pm

Thursday

Composition and Songwriting Class

6:00 to 7:30 pm

Jazz Ensemble B

7:30 to 9:00 pm

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Sunday

Introduction to Improvisation and Music Theory

Jazz Ensemble A

4:00 to 5:30 pm

6:00 to 8:00 pm

Monday

Jazz Ensemble C

7:00 to 8:30 pm

Tuesday

Advanced Improvisation

R&B Ensemble

6:30 to 8:00 pm

7:30 to 9:00 pm

Thursday

Composition and Songwriting Class

Jazz Ensemble B

6:00 to 7:30 pm

7:30 to 9:00 pm

New classes currently forming

May
24
Tue
Advanced Improvisation @ Westchester Center for Jazz
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Using a hands on approach, students will work as an ensemble to understand and execute improvisation fundamentals including: chord/scale theory; basic harmonic progressions; learning how to listen, and playing off a lead-sheet.

R&B Ensemble @ The Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Instrumentation: Saxophones; Trombone; Trumpets; Piano, Bass, Guitar,  & Drums and vocalists.

Repertoire will focus on historically important classics from the R&B and Rock genres

May
26
Thu
Composition and Songwriting Class @ Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Class size limited to 5-6 students

Using a hands-on approach to learning the fundamentals of composing regardless of genre (Pop, Big Band or Woodwind Quartet), the focus is songwriting in it’s various forms, utilizing modern recording and notation technology.

Jazz Ensemble B @ The Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Instrumentation: Saxophones; Trombone; Trumpets; Piano, Bass, Guitar,  & Drums and vocalists.

Repertoire will include traditional Big Band Jazz along with small group arrangements , as well as selections spanning a variety of musical styles: Funk, Rock, and Latin.

May
29
Sun
Introduction to Improvisation and Music Theory @ The Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Using a hands on approach, students will work as an ensemble to understand and execute improvisation fundamentals including: chord/scale theory; basic harmonic progressions; learning how to listen, and playing off a lead-sheet.  Beginner and Advanced classes are available.  Beginner classes will focus on fundamentals and assume no knowledge of modal and scale theory.

Jazz Ensemble A @ The Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instrumentation: Saxophones; Trombone; Trumpets; Piano, Bass, Guitar,  & Drums and vocalists.

Repertoire will include traditional Big Band Jazz along with small group arrangements , as well as selections spanning a variety of musical styles: Funk, Rock, and Latin.

May
30
Mon
Jazz Ensemble C @ The Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Instrumentation: Saxophones; Trombone; Trumpets; Piano, Bass, Guitar,  & Drums and vocalists.

Repertoire will include traditional Big Band Jazz along with small group arrangements , as well as selections spanning a variety of musical styles: Funk, Rock, and Latin.

May
31
Tue
Advanced Improvisation @ Westchester Center for Jazz
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Using a hands on approach, students will work as an ensemble to understand and execute improvisation fundamentals including: chord/scale theory; basic harmonic progressions; learning how to listen, and playing off a lead-sheet.

R&B Ensemble @ The Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Instrumentation: Saxophones; Trombone; Trumpets; Piano, Bass, Guitar,  & Drums and vocalists.

Repertoire will focus on historically important classics from the R&B and Rock genres

Jun
2
Thu
Composition and Songwriting Class @ Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Class size limited to 5-6 students

Using a hands-on approach to learning the fundamentals of composing regardless of genre (Pop, Big Band or Woodwind Quartet), the focus is songwriting in it’s various forms, utilizing modern recording and notation technology.