Modern Jazz Combo (High School) (Week 2)

06/21/2021 04:30 PM - 06/26/2021 06:00 PM MT


CCJA Summer Institute Week 2: 6/21-6/26

Modern Jazz Combo • Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00pm • Performance Saturday 6/26 for CCJA Summer Mini-Fest (11am-4pm - exact set time TBD)

The Modern Jazz Combo e is open to students ages 14-18 on any instrument with an intermediate to advanced background in playing jazz. If a student is in doubt wheter this group might be a good fit for them ability-wise, don't hesitate to email CCJA Staff Member Annie Booth at for assistance.

Led by a professional jazz musician on CCJA's faculty (TBD), students in this ensemble will explore a varitey of repertoire written and performed in the modern era of jazz (1990s-today). Students will play and improvise over unconventional tunes written by the most cutting-edge jazz artists and will explore modern jazz vocabulary, grooves, instrumentation, form, and improvisational technqiues. From Carla Bley to Jacob Collier, this is sure to be an inspired new group as part of CCJA's Summer Institute!

This group is limited to 8 participants and only one on each of the following instruments: drums, bass, guitar, piano, and vibraphone. Registration for this group and the spots available are first come, first served.

Instruments such as piano, bass amps, guitar amps, drum sets, vibraphones, and auxilary percussion are provided on-site.