UW Tacoma Jazz Improv workshop
UW Tacoma Jazz Improv Workshop
Saturday, April 20
UW Tacoma, 1900 commerce St. Tacoma, WA
Join jazz improvisation specialist and professional musician, Eric Patterson in a one-day jazz workshop for middle and high school musicians of all levels. On Sunday night, everyone joins up at THE SWISS, a local downtown Tacoma music venue, for an improv jam session. Friends and family welcome!
Beginner Class - Saturday, April 20, 9 - 3 pm, UW Tacoma, Room CP 007
Intermediate/Advanced Class - Sunday, April 21, 9 - 3 pm, UW Tacoma, Room CP 007
Jazz Improv Session - Sunday, April 21, 6 - 8 pm at THE SWISS, 19th and Jefferson
Cost - $125 includes lunch. Bring your instrument and music stand along with money for parking. Electric guitar and bass players, bring a small amplifier. Drummers bring your sticks and share our drumset. Keyboardists bring your own or share ours.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR Eric Patterson first fell in love with jazz while in school in Seattle. After graduating with a degree in music from the University of Southern California, he decided to make Los Angeles his home. As a professional musician, he plays jazz, pop, funk, and Christian music. Eric’s new album, “Mutually Assured Destruction” is now available on iTunes and at his website: www.ericpattersonmusic.com . In addition to playing professionally, Eric devotes much of his time to the art of teaching jazz and improvisation at local schools in Los Angeles using his revolutionary new tool for learning improvisation, www.TheJazzMethod.com
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