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Jazz Ensemble: The Music of Monk

Morley College
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10 weeks
125 GBP excl. VAT
English
London
Professional Training
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Jazz Ensemble: The Music of Monk

In this practical workshop you will play the music of the extraordinary and idiosyncratic Thelonious Monk, who after Duke Ellington is probably the second most recorded jazz composer.  Learn interesting repertoire and how to improvise on these unconventional jazz standards.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Non regulated Community Learning provision, Performing Arts

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What you will learn

You will be playing through some classic Monk repertoire including songs like Blue Monk, Well You Needn't , Round Midnight, Straight No Chaser, and several more. You will practise your soloing, work on learning repertoire, and also experiment with adopting some of Monk's own improvisational approaches into your own playing. You will practise playing his music in an ensemble setting with a full rhythm section. In order to make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular and detailed feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress ou your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive envirinment

Why choose Morley College

Founded in 1889

13,000 students annually

7 minutes from Waterloo station

Expenses

The full tuition fee is £125, the concession fee is £100, and Senior fee is £125

About provider

Morley College

Morley College London is one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. The College is located 7 minutes’ walk from Waterloo station. Founded in 1889, Morley has a distinguished history in music and the visual arts. Today we offer...


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Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7HT London

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