Jazz Band

“Summit Swings” Summer Jazz Camp

**UPDATE** Jazz Camp is at Lee’s Summit West!

Who: for students entering grades 6-12. ANY instrument is welcome
When: July 24-27, (Monday-Thursday) 12:00-3:00 pm, camp performance @ 2:30pm Thursday July 27 (Students attending LSW Rookie Camp will be able to do both!)
Where: CHANGED Lee’s Summit West High School (south side loading dock entrance)
Cost: $60, payment available online following the registration link below.

This workshop is designed to kick start jazz improv and theory skills and keep students working on basic music fundamentals throughout the summer. Topics include music theory, jazz style, improv, district/state audition preparation, listening, analysis and more!

If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Harrel

**Register Online for Jazz Camp 2017**

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)