Starts: 14 Sep 2021
Jazz Singing Workshop 2
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- sing a number of jazz standards
- sing and improvise with more confidence on straight eights tunes
- have a deeper understanding of scat strategies and techniques.
- Lead a performance effectively
Class format and activities
Vocal warm ups Learning jazz language Stylistic and improvising exercises Listening and discussion. Assessments will be based on student's performance during the sessions.
Completion of Jazz Singers Workshop 1 or something of a similar level Music reading is an advantage
What you need to know before you enrol
There will be periods during the class when you will be encouarged to stand, stretch and move to aid singing. If you have any concerns about mobility please contact the tutor before the class so that alternatives may be suggested if required. Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. This course requires regular practice (including listening) outside of class time.
What you need
Checking class online platform regularly to always be updated about the contents of the lessons and follow any instruction. Occasionally you will need to print your charts and lyrics.
What you can do next
Morley College has a range of singing classes. You might like to consider joining one of our choirs such as Jazz Choir, Singing at Lunchtime or the Kenningtones which have a popular style of songs or try something more classically-based such as Morley Choral Society or Meridian Choir.