Tag: Bronwen Beecher

Winter Class of Masters – “Holiday Backup Band” Part 1
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Winter Class of Masters – “Holiday Backup Band” Part 1

Our Winter holidays are full of friends, inspiration, nostalgia and harmony. We will all become back-up singers for 1 or 2 favorite traditional holiday songs. These songs will be performed at the “Ho Ho Holiday Jam Recital,” on December 18. Musical concepts include: sight singing, music analysis and listening, chord progressions, accidentals, ear training, music...

Fall Class of Masters – “Hot Club Band” Part 2
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Fall Class of Masters – “Hot Club Band” Part 2

As Summer wanes and the first glimmers of Fall emerge, we love to dip our feet into the immersive world of Jazz in this two-part series. As a jazz club “house band,” we will learn to accompany a jazz standard or gypsy jazz tune for the Fall “Spooktacular Jam Recital” on October 9. Musical concepts...

Fall Class of Masters – “Hot Club Band” Part 1
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Fall Class of Masters – “Hot Club Band” Part 1

As Summer wanes and the first glimmers of Fall emerge, we love to dip our feet into the immersive world of Jazz in this two-part series. As a jazz club “house band,” we will learn to accompany a jazz standard or gypsy jazz tune for the Fall “Spooktacular Jam Recital” on October 9. Musical concepts...

Summer Class of Masters – “Nash 1451” Part 3
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Summer Class of Masters – “Nash 1451” Part 3

In this popular three-part series, students become a Nashville “house band.” Imagine standing onstage at a Nashville Songwriter Review, providing professional accompaniment to artist after artist whom you have never seen or heard before. They hand you a lead sheet with a bunch of numbers on it and off you go! Musical concepts include: Basic...

Summer Class of Masters – “Nash 1451” Part 2
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Summer Class of Masters – “Nash 1451” Part 2

In this popular three-part series, students become a Nashville “house band.” Imagine standing onstage at a Nashville Songwriter Review, providing professional accompaniment to artist after artist whom you have never seen or heard before. They hand you a lead sheet with a bunch of numbers on it and off you go! Musical concepts include: Basic...

Summer Class of Masters – “Nash 1451” Part 1
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Summer Class of Masters – “Nash 1451” Part 1

In this popular three-part series, students become a Nashville “house band.” Imagine standing on stage at a Nashville Songwriter Review, providing professional accompaniment to artist after artist whom you have never seen or heard before. They hand you a lead sheet with a bunch of numbers on it and off you go! Musical concepts include:...

Spring Class of Masters – “Irish Session band” Part 2
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Spring Class of Masters – “Irish Session band” Part 2

In this two-part course, students will learn to be the “house band” for an Irish Pub Session. There are thousands of Irish tunes to be played and we will be the band backing them up! The band will perform at the March “Celtic Ceilidh Jam Recital.” Musical concepts include: basic and complex time signatures, modes,...

Class of Masters – December
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Class of Masters – December

Gearing up for the holidays, we will focus on some traditional Holiday music accompaniment About The Event Please print this sheet music for December’s Class of Masters! Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – D Major – MN0144326_D1 This dynamic and usually hilarious monthly group class is about accompaniment to songs and tunes. It is for...

Class of Masters – November
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Class of Masters – November

Gearing up for the holidays, we will focus on some traditional Holiday music accompaniment About The Event This dynamic and usually hilarious monthly group class is about accompaniment to songs and tunes. It is for all levels, all instruments, and all ages. Melodic instruments will learn to play notes in the chord structure that sound...

Class of Masters – October
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Class of Masters – October

“Fiddle Preacher Tribe Hot Club Band” is a gypsy jazz swing band, where we will learn typical chords and stylistic flavors of Django Reinhadrt, Stephane Grappelli, among others. This is jazz of the 1930’s and 40’s. Smooth, man. About The Event This dynamic and usually hilarious monthly group class is about accompaniment to songs and...