The Biggest Lies of the Music Industry

ONLINE ZOOM through the California Jazz Conservatory (Jazzschool) , ALL TIMES ARE BASED ON PACIFIC TIME !!!, Berkeley, CA

Featuring: Grammy award-winning producer and author Jeff Weber with vocalist/educator Ellen Johnson.

Revealing the biggest lies of the music industry and how this knowledge can help you navigate a career in music. Topics covered include everything from the advantages and disadvantages of major and independent labels, post-recording strategies, the key to longevity, elevating your career, songwriting tips, the importance of fans, and more! This is an opportunity to get advice and learn about the pitfalls of the music business from two seasoned professionals.

$75 Advance Registration

More Than Standards: Building the New American Songbook - 3 Part Workshop

ONLINE ZOOM through the California Jazz Conservatory (Jazzschool) , TIME IS BASED ON PACIFIC TIME!!!!!!!!

3 Wednesdays: February 23, March 9 & 30 from 6 pm to 9 pm PST With vocalist/educator Ellen Johnson.

Today singers are embracing an expansive catalog of popular songs from a variety of genres for use in performance. Everything from the Beatles, Sondheim, Stevie Wonder and original compositions from current jazz composers are being included. This 3-part workshop explores new repertoire introducing contemporary rhythmic, harmonic, and structural ideas while reflecting each individual’s voice. Song suggestions will be offered and all participants will individually prepare a song for each workshop session using backing tracks and recording.

$275 for all 3 workshops