Be Like Bird “Fundamentals of Jazz Saxophone” Group Class

Be like Bird
“Fundamentals of Jazz Saxophone” Group Class

An Intuitive approach to Jazz Fundamentals for Saxophonists from beginners – intermediate levels.  Developed and run by Rachel Bade-McMurphy
-Intuitive Approach
-Call and Response
-Jazz Rhythms
-Foundational Scales
-Intro to Triads & Chords
-Beginning Jazz/Blues Language
-Historical Lessons involving Charlie “Bird” Parker”

School year and summer programs
-Classes meet one hour per week during the school year, 2x per week in Summer
-Recorded audio and video content to practice with at home
-Wrap up the experience by performing a recital and attending a Live Jazz Concert by professionals!

$60 per month during the school year
$240 for Summer

Next Sessionbegins Oct 19, 2021!
–Combo season kicks off with a performance by New York musicians the Jamie Baum Sepetet Oct 19/20
–Please register by October 15th to avoid delays in placement.
–Auditions and placements will occur October 12-20
–You will be placed in a combo/class based on your experience/age level and your availability
–All registered students will receive a seat at one of the in-person Clinics with International Flute sensation Jamie Baum and her Septet+ (choosing Hoffman Music Clinic Oct 19th at 6pm) OR HNMC Oct 20th at 5:15pm.
–All registered students will receive a livestream ticket to the Jamie Baum Septet concert on October 20th (you can upgrade it to in-person for $10)

–Rehearsals and classes will begin Oct 25th

Fall 2021 Classes will be on Mondays and Thursdays

Baby Bird:  New Beginners with No prior experience
Level 1:  for students in their 1st or 2nd year of playing
Level 2:  2-3 years  or more years of saxophone experience
Level 3:  3 years or more years of saxophone experience
Adult: available based on interest

**Covid protocols – student will use bell covers, will wear masks when not playing (or use instrument masks) and will be spaced 6 feet apart (or as recommended by the CDC at the time)

REGISTER HERE: (we will contact you & confirm schedules & details before charging)

Our office will email confirmation of receipt within 1-2 business days.

Thank you for your interest in Baby Bird Saxophone Class!
For program questions call Rachel (509) 936-0819