NCMA Youth Jazz Orchestra in association with the Nelson Jazz Club

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NCMA Youth Jazz Orchestra in association with the Nelson Jazz Club

Group Teacher(s):

Instruments: 
Double Bass, Drums, Electric Bass, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Singing, Trombone, Trumpet

Genre:
Jazz swing, latin, Blues, funk and jazz rock

Details

Our NCMA Youth Jazz Orchestra in association with the Nelson Jazz Club, gets together on Thursday’s as part of the NCMA Jazz Pathway and is for players under 19 years old.

We will develop ensemble playing, reading and interpreting notation in the jazz genre as well as exploring improvisation. The music covered will be in various styles including swing, latin, Blues, jazz rock.

It is made up of a rhythm section (piano, bass, guitar and drums) who have their own rehearsal time at 6pm before they are joined by the saxophones, trumpets and trombones at 6:30pm. We are also looking for vocalists to sing with the group.

Entry is by informal audition.