The jazz sessions with Doug Devries, JAmes sherlock
and Host Lucas Michailidis
Saturday 29th April (10:00 -12:00pm / 1:00 - 3:00pm) Melbourne Polytechnic, Fairfield.
This Jazz Session presents an opportunity to engage first hand with two of Australia's finest jazz stylists - each conducting a two hour workshop. Gain insight into their unique approach in a rare, intimate setting.
Each session will be divided in two - the first half devoted to artist demonstrations, discussion and Q & A. The second half will be a practical focus of relevant concepts applied and explored on your own instrument. Participants are encouraged to bring their own instrument to each session.
DOUG DEVRIES: SMALL STEPS TO GIANT STEPS - finding your way in jazz guitar. Covering melodic variations, harmony and accompaniment, 3 types of motion in comping and rhythmic variations. All illustrated with examples from the repertoire.
Sign up and receive a copy of 10 classic Ed Bickert Chord Studies.
JAMES SHERLOCK: Concepts designed to make your melodic playing more harmonic and chordal playing more melodic. Learn techniques that will develop swing feel, phrasing and accompaniment.