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Group Classes for Adults & Teens
Gypsy Jazz Jam Workshop

Instructor: Tracy Kim
Session: Summer 2018
Dates: Tuesdays - June 19 to July 31
7 weeks
Time: 8:00 - 8:50 pm
Cost: $120
Location: 2007 SE Powell Blvd
Registration: Register Online

Class Info

Whether you have already attended some of Portland's various Gypsy Jazz Jams or would like to in the future, this class will prepare/aid you in many ways.

Tracy Kim has hosted the Gypsy Jazz Jam Workshop for over 7 years. Also, he hosts a bi-weekly Gypsy Jazz Jam at Raven and Rose for his students(former and prior).

In this class, Tracy gives insight on the following topics:

-Jam session etiquette
-Core repertoire for Gypsy Jazz
-Following and understanding song forms(how not to get lost!)
-Trading licks, twos, fours, eights.
-Building lick repertoire and some easy soloing tricks and concepts written in Tracy's various etudes(will be passed out in class)
-Learn common song forms and progressions and how they can applied to countless other tunes!
-How to sight read charts(learn to analyze quickly and simplify/memorize tunes)
-Techniques on learning melodies

The songs chosen for the class are popular at jam session

Minor Swing
Swing 48
Swing 42
Limehouse Blues
Sweet Georgia Brown
After You've Gone
I'll See You in My Dreams
Sweet Sue
September Song
Blues Skies
Bossa Dorado
For Sephora
Autumn Leaves
Lulu Swing
All of Me
Exactly Like You
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Lady Be Good
Blues for Ike

This will be a fun class! Great to bring a buddy or to meet new folks to jam on Gypsy Jazz!

Teacher's Web Site: www.tracykimmusic.com

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