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