Course Duration8 Weeks
Jazz Studies from University of Washington
Music Faculty - Seattle Academy of Arts And Sciences
Music Instructor - Seattle JazzED
This custom course is tailored specifically to each student's level. In this course, beginners will study trombone basics such as tone production, lip slurs, intonation and slide technique. Also, Colin will work with each student on trombones etudes, a piece written for practice purposes, to combine and push students' playing abilities to the next level. In addition, more advanced players will also study other selected and customized materials. Finally, through work on scales, scale patterns and improvisation, students will learn ear-training, time and rhythm skills.
By the end of this course and through a regular practice of learnings from this course, students will gain an improved tone, intonation, and musicianship. Students will also gain an improved trombone technique, stamina, and range. And an improved improvisation, music theory knowledge, ability to further improvise.
About the Coach: Colin is a trombonist, beatboxer, and teaching artist in Seattle, WA. He has been playing trombone for over 20 years and teaching jazz, trombone, piano, and beatboxing for over 10 years. He attained a Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Washington in 2011. He has performed in venues big and small, all across the world, from Longview, Washington to Pori, Finland.
Students enrolling for this course on ipassio can be sure that they receive individual attention from the teacher, as the class strength is limited to 1 or 2 students. It also gives teachers the opportunity to gauge their student's progress in depth and make changes whenever and wherever required, to ensure the student gets the maximum out of this course. Since this course is detailed, students get the advantage of learning intricate details about this art form. The limited strength of the class also ensures that there is a strong bond between the students and their teacher clearing out any inhibitions that the student might have. The sustained guidance available from the teacher ensures that the student does not deviate from set goals or targets. Learning from a revered, experienced exponent of this art form, through the long duration of this course, keeps the student inspired and motivated to achieve more.
You must have a trombone, a good internet connection and a good device to video conference for the lessons.