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Preparatory Jazz


Jazz Department Co-Coordinators
Ian Sims,
Blake Meister,

Private lessons are available for students of any experience background, from complete beginners through advanced levels of study in all disciplines for jazz.

Jazz Ensemble is designed to give students training in the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and stylistic concepts of jazz. Ellington, Gershwin, Porter, Basie, Parker, Monk, Davis, Coltrane, Blakey, and many other jazz, blues, swing, and bop selections form the repertoire. All instruments are welcome. Enrollment limits are based on instrumentation distribution. Knowledge of the major scales and technical proficiency are required.

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