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INSIDE THE LYRICS with Ed Reed

California Jazz Conservatory

Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

Berkeley, CA

INSIDE THE LYRICS with Ed Reed

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Master jazz vocalist Ed Reed guides students through the art of interpreting a lyric. Topics include pronunciation, breathing and phrasing as suggested by the nature of the lyric, as well as methods of communicating the story of the lyric to highlight emotion, nuance and irony. An inspiration to all he meets, Ed Reed leaves an indelible impression. Students of all levels are welcome and each should be prepared to sing a song of their choice, with a professional accompanist.

Sunday, March 23, Noon – 3pm
$50 advance • $65 day of workshop

While Ed Reed has been singing since he was a child, he didn’t release his first album until 2006 at the tender age of 78. He’s since released two others, including I’m A Shy Guy in 2013. Along the way he’s gained recognition from DownBeat as Rising Star Male Vocalist five times from 2008-2013, and the prestigious Jazz Journalists Association named him Local Jazz Hero in 2011. Reed’s ability to get inside a lyric has been noted by numerous reviewers including DownBeat: “When Ed Reed sings, look for an intimate story every time… he establishes a connection to the lyrics and phrasing that is both beautiful and uncanny.”

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California Jazz Conservatory
2087 Addison St
Berkeley, CA 94704

Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)


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