Here is a broad overview of the detailed structure oif the workshop, as well as some more detailed informations on the course here. The masterclass strucure is made up like this:
1. Introduction / Welcome
2. General Infos on Gypsy-Swing, Jazz-Manouche and Gypsyjazz, historical background, introduction on instruments, Strings and Picks, the Sound
3. Rhythmplaying - Introduction into basic Swing-Rhythm "la Pompe"
4. Jazz-Chords, Chord-structure and Substitution
5. Solotechnique - Introduction on Swing-Soloing, picking-techniques, arpeggios, Scales
6. the Art of Improvisation - Introduction, how to construct a solo
7. Free Improvisation
8. Questions and Anwers
More details on the exact workshop-structure here.
Signups for the next coming up masterclass are possible right now. Here you find the upcoming dates. Please be sure to signup early as possible!
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If you may have technical problems while signing-up you may as well download a registration-form right here: (right-click on the icon, save as...). Please send this form completely filled ou via FAX to the following number +49 / 6039 / 9395611 until 14 days
in advance of the masterclass date. As well you might scan the form and send it via eMail to "workshop [at] jazzmanouche.de"
until 14 days in advance of the masterclass date latest.
• The respective beginning of the masterclass is Saturdays at 10. 00 o'clock and Sundays from 11. 00 o'clock. Length of the Masterclass +/- 8-9 hours per day.
• Masterclass only takes place if there is a minimal of 10 Persons. Details on that will be communicated via eMail to all participants.
• Usually the masterclass is held in D-61184 Karben (near Frankfurt/Germany), the exact location is beeing communicated in advace of the class via eMail to all participants.
• It is possible to book a dinner for the break at noontime while signing-up for the class. The cost fordinner is 15.- EUR p.P./day extra (incl. Hors-d'oeuvre, 1main-dish and 1 Softdrink). Please let me knopw in advance if you want to book that, as i have to organize for the dinner.
• Possible accomodations you´ll find here.
• Questions & Anwers: If you still have more questions on the masterclass you may as well read our Masterclass-FAQs
Here is where we are located for the Masterclass:
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