Jazz day 3 – influences

This morning, we met together like we always did.  We had learned an short African song on the first day, and sang it again on Day 2. Today, we learned harmonize (SATB), then added body movement. The teachers added percussive instruments and the entire thing sounded amazing! One of the questions that the students askedContinue reading “Jazz day 3 – influences”

Jazz Day 2 – cool combos

After an overwhelming day 1 fully immersed in jazz, day 2 seemed to go smoother. Everyone knew the schedule and where they were going, and felt more comfortable making friends. The thing that stood out this day was that our combos (we were put into groups with other musicians playing different instruments) really started toContinue reading “Jazz Day 2 – cool combos”