Dr. Matt Olson is head of our Jazz Studies Program at Furman University, where I serve as Adjunct Instructor. Matt has done a great job organizing and running the program. He is a fine saxophonist as well as being a great teacher and administrator. He has some good insights into all of the roles he plays at Furman.
If you want to learn how to play Jazz, but don’t know where to start, the KEYS TO JAZZ BOOTCAMP is for you!
This six week online course will introduce you to the important concepts you need to start making your own music.
We’ll cover topics like; how to play different grooves; swing, latin, funk, etc. Getting a good feel with rhythmic phrasing
and syncopation. Understanding harmony; chords and scales and how to use them to improvise and compose your own tunes.
Making your own melodies. And most importantly, how to learn by listening.
The course will feature weekly online meetings, and personalized instruction for each student.
Course begins June 3.
If you have questions, you can reach out to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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