Additional clinics by the Lawrence Jazz Faculty

 

Steve PeplinSteve Peplin
“The Contemporary Musician’s Survival Guide”

Saturday, Nov. 4th
9:00 am-10:00 am
Music Drama Center, Room 259

Steve Peplin hosts this clinic which covers the primary musical elements and their applications through the electric guitar. These include tone, effects, harmonic concepts, rhythm, melodic variation, counterpoint, various genres, practice schedules and more. All instrumentalists welcome.

Matt TurnerMatt Turner ’89, Director of IGLU

“Improvisation: Keeping It Safe and Simple”

Saturday, Nov. 4th
9:00 am-10:00 am
Stansbury Theatre

This session will introduce improvisational techniques with a focus on exploring your instrument to create soundscapes, Arabic taqasim, and riff pieces.

John DanielJohn Daniel and Tim Albright

“Exploring Jazz Style for Trumpet and Trombone”

Saturday, Nov. 4th
10:00 am-11:00 am
Music Drama Center, Room 259

Develop jazz style, explore jazz improvisation and learn about practical considerations including choice of mouthpieces.

Janet PlanetJanet Planet

“What Makes It Jazz?”

Saturday, Nov. 4th
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Music Drama Center, Room 259

This vocal clinic will demonstrate some of the approaches and stylistic choices that singers make in the jazz genre.
What choices can singers make to embrace the sound of jazz vocalizing?  What differentiates the sound of jazz singing from other forms of vocalizing?  How words are used and techniques that show singers how to improve tone, rhythm and range.  Led by Janet Planet and Lawrence alumnus, John Harmon ’57.

Mark Urness, Bill Carrothers, Steve Peplin, Dane RichesonSteve Peplin, guitar
Bill Carrothers, piano
Mark Urness, bass

Dane Richeson, drums

Faculty concert/rhythm section clinic

Saturday, Nov. 4th
2:30-3:30 pm
Stansbury Theatre

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