Midstate Jazz Audition Prep Course
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Join NJW’s Director of the Young Artist Program, Evan Cobb, for the Midstate Jazz Audition Prep Course. Do you play guitar, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, piano, drums, or bass? You can sign up for one or both sessions ($40/time slot). Each session is limited to 6 students; secure your spot early and register now!
MIDSTATE JAZZ AUDITION PREP INCLUDES
- Masterclass on the prepared audition pieces. Every student will play for the class and receive feedback from the teacher.
- MP3 recordings to use as practice tracks of the teacher playing the prepared pieces at three different tempos.
- Tips and tricks to improvising on the F Blues and Bb Rhythm Changes
- MP3 recording and transcription of the teacher soloing on F Blues
- MP3 recording and transcription of the teacher soloing on Bb Rhythm Changes
What is Midstate?
Mid-State is a weekend event held each Spring that provides an opportunity for the best musicians of Middle Tennessee to perform with one another in large ensembles. Each Mid-State ensemble will prepare and perform a concert with just a few short rehearsals. Find out more information here.
Meet the INSTRUCTORS
- Emmanuel Echem, trumpet “I enjoy teaching because it allows me the opportunity to connect students with new and different approaches to playing and creating music, as well as a chance to reconnect with my own creativity in my personal approach to music.”
- Evan Cobb, saxophone “We are all students on the journey of studying music, and we must remember to enjoy the ride!”
- Roy Agee, trombone “I like teaching because I like to watch people open their imaginations.”
- Lindsey Miller, guitar “As a guitar teacher I enjoy teaching improvisation, jazz guitar history, as well as doing in depth analysis of various jazz guitarists and their styles.”
- Jody Nardone, piano “I’ve been teaching for 32 years and I love it because I was so fortunate to study with some of the greatest jazz educators in the world and it is so rewarding to pass on the information I received from those great masters on to the next generation.”
- Jonathan Wires, bass
- Derrek C Phillips, drums “I love seeing the ‘lightbulb’ come on in a student’s’ mind.”
Source: Nashville Jazz Workshop
Online, Nashville, TN 37201