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California Jazz Conservatory

Smith Dobson’s Friends with Benefits 4/25/14 8PM 2014-04-25 20:00:00 2014-04-25 22:00:00

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Smith Dobson leads this exciting new group, performing original contemporary jazz strongly influenced by Ornette Coleman, Duke Ellington...

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Jean Fineberg Party Monsters 4/26/14 8PM 2014-04-26 20:00:00 2014-04-26 22:00:00

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Come dance or just hang out as the CJC transforms into a rockin' music club. Get some friends together, eat, drink and let's have some fun...

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LATIN PERCUSSION — BONGOS AND COWBELL with Danilo Paiz 4/27/14 11:30AM - 1:30PM 2014-04-27 11:30:00 2014-04-27 13:30:00

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Learn the essential patterns and grooves for playing Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Cha Cha Cha rhythms on bongos and cowbell. Danilo Paiz...

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LATIN PERCUSSION — CONGAS with Danilo Paiz 4/27/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-04-27 14:00:00 2014-04-27 16:00:00

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Learn the essential patterns and grooves for playing Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Cha Cha Cha rhythms on conga drums. Instructor...

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MUSIC TRANSCRIPTION TECHNIQUES with Bob Karty 4/27/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-04-27 14:00:00 2014-04-27 16:00:00

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Transcribing music from recordings is an essential practice with many benefits for aspiring musicians. In this workshop, students are...

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Gabrieli West 4/27/14 4:30PM 2014-04-27 16:30:00 2014-04-27 18:30:00

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The SF Early Music Society and Gabrieli West present a chamber ensemble made up of a pair of string instruments--violin and cello or violo...

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Vocal Jam Session 4/27/14 7PM 2014-04-27 19:00:00 2014-04-27 21:00:00

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The Jazzschool Community Music School Vocal Department presents a monthly jazz vocal jam session, hosted by Angharad Jones. All are...

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Josh Jones & The Pan Power Trio 5/2/14 8PM 2014-05-02 20:00:00 2014-05-02 22:00:00

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  The Pan Power Trio plays specializes in a blend of Afro-Caribbean grooves, with a unique repertoire steeped in Latin, Reggae, Calypso,...

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Amy London - A Celebration of Women in Jazz 5/3/14 8PM 2014-05-03 20:00:00 2014-05-03 22:00:00

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Vocalist Amy London presents a program of songs in celebration of women in jazz. Alongside London’s originals and songs by contemporary...

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JAZZ PIANO HISTORY with Larry Vuckovich 5/4/14 12PM - 3PM 2014-05-04 12:00:00 2014-05-04 15:00:00

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For both musicians and fans, renowned pianist Larry Vuckovich offers a unique workshop highlighting the history of jazz piano. Larry will...

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SING ALONG WITH ELLA with Amy London 5/4/14 12PM - 3PM 2014-05-04 12:00:00 2014-05-04 15:00:00

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New York-based Amy London leads singers through a series of warm-ups, based on her Open Body Method. Students prepare to sing along with...

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GUITAR STYLE SYMPOSIUM with Jeff Massanari 5/4/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-05-04 14:00:00 2014-05-04 16:00:00

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This exciting workshop covers a range of techniques from various styles (blues, funk, fusion, rock, country) from two points of view....

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Maye Cavallaro - Songs I Can’t Forget 5/4/14 4:30PM 2014-05-04 16:30:00 2014-05-04 18:30:00

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Join Maye as she presents an afternoon of music featuring her favorite musicians and some of the songs she can’t forget. Featuring Ross...

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Blues Vocal Jam with Pamela Rose 5/4/14 7PM 2014-05-04 19:00:00 2014-05-04 21:00:00

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Take the stage and sing the blues with a killer band! Hosted by acclaimed vocalist Pamela Rose, this special Jazzschool vocal jam session...

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CJC Student Performances 5/7/14 8PM 2014-05-07 20:00:00 2014-05-07 22:00:00

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  California Jazz Conservatory students take the stage for this end-of-semester performance series. Come hear music performed by Jeff...

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CJC Student Performances 5/8/14 8PM 2014-05-08 20:00:00 2014-05-08 22:00:00

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  California Jazz Conservatory vocal students take the stage for this end-of-semester performance series. Come hear music performed by...

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CJC Student Performances 5/9/14 8PM 2014-05-09 20:00:00 2014-05-09 22:00:00

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California Jazz Conservatory students take the stage for this end-of-semester performance series. Come hear music performed by Marcos...

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CJC Student Performances 5/10/14 7PM 2014-05-10 19:00:00 2014-05-10 21:00:00

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California Jazz Conservatory students take the stage for this end-of-semester performance series. Come hear exciting sets from our many...

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ADVANCED IMPROVISATIONAL TECHNIQUES with Billy Buss 5/11/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-05-11 14:00:00 2014-05-11 16:00:00

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Trumpeter Billy Buss introduces contemporary improvisational techniques including motivic development, tonal magnetism, the use of...

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CJC Student Performances 5/11/14 4:30PM 2014-05-11 16:30:00 2014-05-11 18:30:00

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California Jazz Conservatory students take the stage for this end-of-semester performance series. Come hear exciting music from Mads...

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Tony Owen, Aaron Hipschman & Chris Sullivan 5/16/14 7PM 2014-05-16 19:00:00 2014-05-16 22:00:00

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California Jazz Conservatory students Tony Owen, Aaron Hipschman and Chris Sullivan present their final projects.Guitarist Tony Owen brings...

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DROP 2 — PIANO MAGIC WITH JUST FOUR NOTES with Mark Levine 5/18/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-05-18 11:00:00 2014-05-18 13:00:00

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Jazz pianists from Art Tatum through Mulgrew Miller have played “Drop 2,” a technique that creates rich harmonies using a maximum of four...

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BEGINNING BOSSA NOVA GUITAR with Ian Faquini 5/18/14 11:30AM - 1:30PM 2014-05-18 11:30:00 2014-05-18 13:30:00

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This workshop covers basic guitar chord shapes and progressions common in Brazilian music by examining the songs of great composers such as...

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BLUES & RHYTHM CHANGES — JUST FOR JAZZ PIANISTS with Mark Levine 5/18/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-05-18 14:00:00 2014-05-18 16:00:00

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Blues and rhythm changes continue to be the most commonly played chord progressions in jazz, largely because they are both highly pliable...

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SO YOU WANNA WRITE A SONG! with Kenneth Helman 5/18/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-05-18 14:00:00 2014-05-18 16:00:00

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In this exciting three-session workshop, students will collaborate in writing one song together. From choosing a subject, to writing a...

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Laurie Antonioli and the American Dreams Band 5/18/14 4:30PM 2014-05-18 16:30:00 2014-05-18 18:30:00

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This afternoon concert is a celebration of Laurie's unique repertoire and original music. The afternoon will feature a variety of material...

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Kyra Gordon 5/23/14 8PM 2014-05-23 20:00:00 2014-05-23 22:00:00

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California Jazz Conservatory students Kyra Gordon presents her final project. Expect a wide range of jazz, folk and soul during Kyra...

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BEATLES CHOIR with Ellen Robinson 5/25/14 11AM - 1PM 2014-05-25 11:00:00 2014-05-25 13:00:00

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Sing the timeless music of the Beatles in 3- and 4-part harmony and enjoy their songs in a whole new way. Work from written choral...

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THE DELIBERATE MUSICIAN — MENTAL SKILLS TRAINING with Les Wise 5/25/14 12PM - 3PM 2014-05-25 12:00:00 2014-05-25 15:00:00

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For anyone looking for an edge, this workshop is designed to equip musicians with the mental skills necessary for becoming consistent,...

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THE ART OF BOOGIE WOOGIE PIANO with Wendy DeWitt 5/25/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-05-25 14:00:00 2014-05-25 16:00:00

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This workshop covers boogie woogie basics for the left hand, the intricacies of adding right hand improvisations, and how to build your...

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Tom Patitucci 4/19/14 8PM

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An evening of original music and arrangements presented by guitarist Tom Patitucci with Sam Bevan on bass and Bryan Bowman on drums. Tom...

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ADVANCED RHYTHMIC PHRASING with Jon Arkin 4/19/14 3:15PM - 5:15PM

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One of the challenges many musicians encounter in improvisation is in learning how to free up their rhythmic phrasing. This workshop is...

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Erik Jekabson with John Santos 4/18/14 8PM

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Erik Jekabson and his quartet re-join John Santos to celebrate the release of their new CD Live at the Hillside Club. The band plays Erik's...

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Frankye Kelly and Friends 4/13/14 4:30PM

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One of the SF Bay Area’s premier jazz vocalists, Frankye Kelly is known for her classical interpretation of jazz standards and her lilting...

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EXPAND YOUR BOUNDARIES AS AN IMPROVISER with Syrinx Effect 4/13/14 2PM - 4PM

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Learn how to practice improvisation in a non-genre specific context, alone and in groups, and how to apply those concepts to other idioms....

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TUNE UP YOUR PERFORMANCE with Clairdee 4/13/14 12PM - 3PM

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Give your audience more than just songs and technique! Discover the things that can help you deliver great performances with confidence in...

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SOLOING VOCABULARY with Debbie Poryes 4/13/14 11:30AM - 1:30PM

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Jazz musicians use many different strategies to create melodic lines in soloing — chord notes, diatonic and chromatic passing tones,...

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Jazzi Jan 4/12/14 8PM

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Jazzi Jan has a powerful vocal style capable of handling smooth and sultry ballads to belting blues and gospel moans. Her repertoire...

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Brazilian Guitar Night with Ian Faquini, Ricardo Peixoto and Brian Moran 4/11/14 8PM

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From Bossa Nova to Samba, Choro, Frevo and more, Brazilian Guitar Night celebrates the 6 and 7 string “violão” in various settings and...

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Blues Vocal Jam with Pamela Rose 4/6/14 7PM

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Take the stage and sing the blues with a killer band! Hosted by acclaimed vocalist Pamela Rose, this special Jazzschool vocal jam session...

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Leslie Tchaikovsky 4/6/14 4:30PM

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Warm and witty singer Leslie Tchaikovsky performs an evening of music by Porter, Weill, Jobim and original works in her debut solo concert....

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THE ART OF CHORD MELODY FOR GUITAR with Jeff Massanari 4/6/14 2PM - 4PM

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Learn to effectively harmonize melodies and create arrangements for solo guitar in this hands-on workshop. Using his own arrangements as a...

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LATIN PERCUSSION — TIMBALES with Omar Ledezma 4/6/14 2PM - 4PM

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Learn essential patterns and grooves for playing Salsa and Cha Cha Cha rhythms on timbales! Percussionist Omar Ledezma demonstrates proper...

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SONGS OF IRVING BERLIN with Maye Cavallaro 4/6/14 12PM - 3PM

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American songwriter Irving Berlin’s career spanned over 60 years. He was the composer of an estimated 1,500 songs, including 19 Broadway...

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NEW ORLEANS R&B PIANO with Jennifer Jolly 4/6/14 11AM - 1PM

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Learn how to infuse your playing with New Orleans licks and grooves in this hands-on overview of New Orleans R&B piano style. Listening...

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Matt Slocum Quartet 4/5/14 8PM

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Matt Slocum has emerged as one of the great young drummers in New York City, and therefore all of jazz. Drummer and composer Matt Slocum...

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Women's Jazz and Blues Camp 3/24/14 9:30AM

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An exciting five-day program on the study and performance of jazz and blues. Students develop technical ability, style and improvisation...

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Vocal Jam Session 3/23/14 7PM

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The Jazzschool Vocal Department presents a monthly jazz vocal jam session, hosted by Angharad Jones. All are welcome! Singers should bring...

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Dick Hindman Trio 3/23/14 4:30PM

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Join these Bay Area jazz treasures for an afternoon of standards and originals in the classic jazz piano trio format. Featuring Dick...

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SAXOPHONE MASTERCLASS: SOUND LIKE A PROFESSIONAL with Anton Schwartz 3/23/14 1:45PM - 4:15PM

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What is it about the playing of a great jazz saxophonist that makes it sound so fluid and professional? Tone, intonation, time and note...

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INSIDE THE LYRICS with Ed Reed 3/23/14 12PM - 3PM

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Master jazz vocalist Ed Reed guides students through the art of interpreting a lyric. Topics include pronunciation, breathing and phrasing...

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DEVELOPING YOUR BALLAD SKILLS with Anton Schwartz 3/23/14 11AM - 1:30PM

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The slow songs of the jazz repertoire may be less technically demanding than their faster counterparts, but they require special skills and...

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International Christian University Big Band 3/21/14 8PM

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Modern Music Society, is a college jazz big band at International Christian University, also known as ICU, based in Tokyo, Japan. The jazz...

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Jack Dynis — Love, I Hear 3/16/14 4:30PM

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Jack Dynis welcomes spring to the Jazzschool with his show, “Love, I Hear,” a selection of songs about the bumpy road to love by Porter,...

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TRUMPET MASTERCLASS — INCREASING YOUR RANGE, POWER AND VOLUME with Dave Scott 3/16/14 2PM - 4PM

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A workshop focusing on specific techniques to increase range, power and volume. Includes a demonstration of lead playing, followed by a...

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IN THE POCKET with Frank Martin 3/16/14 2PM - 4PM

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This exciting workshop is all about understanding the groove and how to perform “in the pocket.” Using body percussion, students gain an...

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Ben Goldberg 3/15/14 8PM

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From 1992, when his group New Klezmer Trio released Masks and Faces and "kicked open the door for radical experiments with Ashkenazi roots...

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Susan Rode Morris 3/9/14 4:30PM

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The SF Early Music Society presents a performance of beautiful songs by soprano Susan Rode Morris, Shira Kammen and other friends, to...

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INTRO TO POLYRHYTHMS with Alan Hall 3/9/14 11AM - 1PM

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An understanding of and ability to play polyrhythms is an essential skill in most forms of contemporary music. This hands-on workshop...

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International Women’s Day Celebration 3/8/14 8PM

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Pianist and Jazzschool founder Susan Muscarella and saxophonist Madaline Duran join forces for this special concert in celebration of...

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