Big Band Day

Venue:

JAGS

Date:

18th June 2019

Additional information:

Big Band Day
Tuesday 18 June, 9.30am – 4.30pm

RSVP to Elinor Corp elinor.corp@jags.org.uk
by Wednesday 13 June 2019

Led by Mark Armstrong
Artistic Director of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Professor at the Royal College of Music
with members of the NYJO rhythm section.

Following the success of the previous three Big Band Days, schools are again invited to send Trumpets, saxophones and trombones* with strong ensemble skills, reading and/or improvisation to spend a day exploring playing by ear and improvisation in various styles as well as rehearsing and performing notated Big Band charts.

Sessions will take place in the JAGS Community Music Centre

The day will conclude with an informal performance at 4.00pm in the Vaughan Williams Auditorium.

*there will also be space for a vibraphone player and a guitar player

SSLP Jazz Event Flyer 2019