Jazz Band

2018 “Summit Swings” Summer Jazz Camp

Who: for LSR7 students entering grades 6-12. ANY instrument is welcome
When: June 18-21, (Monday-Thursday) 12:00-3:00 pm, camp performance @ 2:30pm Thursday June 21
Where: Studio One @ Missouri Innovation Campus/Summit Technology Academy’s Digital Media Technology lab (1101 NW Innovation Parkway, LS MO 64086)
Cost: $60, (mail checks made out to LS R-7 to Shawn Harrel @ Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Parkway. Lee’s Summit, MO 64086)

This workshop is designed to kick start jazz improv and theory skills and keep students working on basic music fundamentals during the summer. Topics include music theory, scales, jazz style, improv, district/state audition preparation, listening, analysis and more! Students will also have a chance to use the recording studio in the Digital Media classroom at MIC/STA.

If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Harrel

**Register Online for Jazz Camp 2018** (pay by check, see above)

Suggested App Store Purchase (available for iOS, Mac, Android): iReal Pro

PDF Files of the jazz camp handbook can be found here.

2017 Complete Audition Packets.

 Example and Background track recordings of All District/All State Audition Etudes
(list of additional materials here)

Major Scale Practice
Major scales are the backbone of improvisation. Pick a scale to practice and use these play-a-long files for accompaniment. (Straight 8ths, tempo is q=100)

(download the files here)