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Jazz Classes Park City UT

Local resource for Jazz classes in Park City. Includes detailed information on local music schools and music instructors that provide access to blues lessons, Jazz lessons, and instruction in Jazz music, Jazz improvisation, Jazz theory, Jazz chords, Jazz styles, and Jazz harmony, as well as advice and content on playing Jazz music.

University of Utah
1375 E Presidents Cir/RM 204
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Katrina N.
(877) 231-8505
South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Subjects
Singing, Opera Voice, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Speaking Voice, Music Performance, Music Recording
Ages Taught
5 to 75
Specialties
I specialize in speech level singing, as well as the Singing Triangle methods, based on the Bel Canto singing technique. I am familiar with Classical, Opera, and Broadway, as well as Country, Pop, and Rock styles. I encourage my students to make studio quality recordings to accelerate their learning.
Education
Orem High School - High School - 1978 - 1980 (High School diploma received) Ricks College - Marriage and Family Counseling - 1980 - 1982 (Associate degree received) Brigham Young University - Elementary Education - 1982 - 1988 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Brigham Young University
C-550 Harris Fine Arts Center
Provo, UT
 
University of Utah
1375 E Presidents Cir/RM 204
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Rosemary Hatch
269 W 1010 S
Logan, UT
Promotion
$40 / hr
Hours
Classical
Memberships and Certifications
"Viola
Services
Violin"
Service Types and Repair
30 years

Claire T.
(877) 231-8505
S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Subjects
Violin
Ages Taught
5 to 18
Specialties
I mostly use techniques of the Suzuki method
Education
Indiana University - violin performance - 08/2006-05/2007 (not complete) University of Utah - violin performance - 08/2007-05/2010 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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On Track Music Instruction
(801) 272-7917
6233 Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Janice Vincent
3816 Little Rock Drive
Provo, UT
Instruments
Viola, Violin
Styles
Classical
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$50
Years of Experience
30 Years

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Weber State University
3850 University Cir.
Ogden, UT
 
Lucinda C.
(877) 231-8505
West 750 North
Clearfield, UT
Subjects
Piano, Music Theory
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
My most used methods are Bastien, Alfred, and Noona--all multi-key approaches. I teach from other methods also to supplement the concept or skill that I am teaching. Included in my private lesson are scales, arpeggios, technical exercises (Hanon and Dozen a Day), theory, composition, sight-reading and memorizing. I also hold a Saturday group class focusing on general music education not taught in the private lesson such as music history, composers, genres/styles, Orff instrument ensemble play…
Education
Weber State University - Office Administration with a Minor in Music - 1975-1979 (Associate degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Playing With Conviction

Playing With Conviction
By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

I'm very often disappointed when I go and hear straight-ahead jazz guitarists play in a club, no matter how good they may be. Many have practiced their technique and have a knowledge of harmony that is clearly impressive. They have good time and play well with the other band members. But 9 times out of 10 I am disappointed and for the most part I think I know why.

Most of these players spend countless hours in the bedroom practicing, working on stuff, perfecting things, analyzing chord changes, working on harmonic ideas and so on, something that no one recommends more highly than I, but it seems that so often these musicians lack the ability to communicate musically.

It actually reminds me a little of when I used to live in London and I'd be having a drink with a few horn players at the bar during an intermission (in the UK, horn players particularly from the north of England seem to enjoy a pint or two!) and I'd listen to them say how much they had no time at all for the 'punters' in the audience. With this attitude, those horn players put themselves on a pedestal, instantly separating themselves, drawing an imaginary line at the end of the stage. More like an electric fence! I never understood it, it was almost a way of justifying how little work they were prepared to do to really get their musical point across. What they said musically might have been very clever, even impressive, but whatever it was remained on the stage. No one in the audience was invited to experience that musical conversation. The audience was the last thing that mattered it seemed.

Now I'm not suggesting that we as artists entertain with tap dancing, plate spinning, telling jokes and so on, I'm talking about finding a way to connect with the audience, and the first step to doing this is through sound projection with our instrument. Don't forget, as instrumentalists we have to try that much harder to communicate with the listener because there is no vocalist to do that for us. We have to make sure our instrumental voice carries.

And I find, going back to my disappointment with so many jazz guitarists in clubs, that they simply are not concerned with that communication between themselves and the audience. I do not believe it has been an issue with most of them and I believe it is extremely important.

I am talking about playing with real conviction. So many players lack that strength, everything is quiet and timid and they seem like they are looking for the right notes, meandering away, somewhat apologetically. This does not translate to an audience, very often does not translate to other musicians. Too many hours in the bedroom practicing obsessively and not enough time in coffee shops talking to other human beings about THEIR lives! Musicians can be horribly insular and those completely obsessed with their instruments usually end up as the bigges...

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