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Jazz Performance Ensemble 2 (C00224-161703)

Availability: Yes

Price: £277.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Please note:
This Course has already started, please have a look at the alternative dates below or it may be possible to join some courses after the start date.

If you're interested in joining this course email to enquire.

Weekdays/Time: Sat (14:30 to 16:30)

Started: 22/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 13)

End Date: 22/07/2017

Tutor Approval Required? No

Course Overview:

This Jazz Ensemble class will examine and develop a broad repertoire of standard and modern jazz tunes and arrangements for you to develop your performance skills and confidences. This group will work at an advanced level.

The tutor scheduled to teach this course is Dave Jones.

How to Enrol:

Enrolment is best carried out online

Entry Requirements:

Knowledge of jazz music theory to an intermediate level will be useful and level 1 literacy an advantage as handouts will be distributed at different times to reinforce learning. Sight reading at an intermediate level will be required.

Course Content:

Course content is focused around developing an ensemble repertoire and skills.
Topics to be explored throughout each session will vary but include:

Instrumental Technique
Performance and ensemble skills
Developing practice routines and strategies

Performance opportunities may include college lunchtime sessions, local venues and college concerts.

Assessment Methods:

There is no formal assessment on this course although you will be able to identify individual goals and later reflect on your development. Your tutor will assess your learning and progress through the practical nature of the classes.

Additional Information:

Performance opportunities may include college lunchtime sessions, local venues and college concerts.

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline please email

Please note that whilst most of the classes in your course will be classroom based, the final session of the course may be in the form of a cross college jazz concert evening and so may not be on the same day and time of your course .

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Bring To First Class:

Instrument, notebook, pencil and music stand if you own one.


Attendance throughout the course will help you gain maximum benefit from the course.

Information Advice and Guidance:

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