Course programme

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Sunday 3rd July

3.00 pm to 5.30 pm: arrival and registration

6.00 pm to 6.45 pm: dinner (for residential participants)

7.00 pm to 8.30 pm: course welcome and introduction – please note that instruments are not needed for this opening session

Monday 4th July

8.00 am to 9.00 am: breakfast (for residential participants)

8.30 am to 9.15 am: registration for non-residential participants who are unable to join us on the Sunday evening

9.30 am to 10.15 am: warm up session

10.15 am to 11.15 am: masterclasses

11.15 am to 11.45 am: break

11.45 am to 1.00 pm: the anatomy of a solo – learning from the greats

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm: lunch

2.00 pm to 3.15 pm: jazz combos

3.15 pm to 3.45 pm: break

3.45 pm to 5.00 pm: choose between a jazz choral session, playing in a big band, trying out solos with the best rhythm section in town, or learn how to transcribe your own solos!

5.00 pm to 6.00 pm: free time

6.00 pm to 7.30 pm: dinner (for residential participants)

7.30 pm to 9.00 pm: rooms available for student-led combos

Tuesday 5th July

8.00 am to 9.00 am: breakfast (for residential participants)

9.30 am to 10.15 am: warm up session

10.15 am to 11.15 am: masterclasses

11.15 am to 11.45 am: break

11.45 am to 1.00 pm: the anatomy of a solo – learning from the greats

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm: lunch

2.00 pm to 3.15 pm: jazz combos

3.15 pm to 3.45 pm: break

3.45 pm to 5.00 pm: choose between a jazz choral session, playing in a big band, trying out solos with the best rhythm section in town, or learn how to transcribe your own solos!

5.00 pm to 6.00 pm: free time

6.00 pm to 7.30 pm: dinner (for residential participants)

7.30 pm to 9.00 pm: rooms available for student-led combos

Wednesday 6th July

8.00 am to 9.00 am: breakfast (for residential participants)

9.30 am to 10.15 am: warm up session

10.15 am to 11.15 am: masterclasses

11.15 am to 11.45 am: break

11.45 am to 1.00 pm: the anatomy of a solo – learning from the greats

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm: lunch

2.00 pm to 3.15 pm: jazz combos

3.15 pm to 3.45 pm: break

3.45 pm to 5.00 pm: choose between a jazz choral session, playing in a big band, trying out solos with the best rhythm section in town, or learn how to transcribe your own solos!

5.00 pm to 6.00 pm: free time

6.00 pm to 7.30 pm: dinner (for residential participants)

7.30 pm to 9.00 pm: rooms available for student-led combos

Thursday 7th July

8.00 am to 9.00 am: breakfast (for residential participants)

9.30 am to 10.15 am: warm up session

10.15 am to 11.15 am: masterclasses

11.15 am to 11.45 am: break

11.45 am to 1.00 pm: the anatomy of a solo – learning from the greats

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm: lunch

2.00 pm to 3.15 pm: jazz combos

3.15 pm to 3.45 pm: break

3.45 pm to 5.00 pm: choose between a jazz choral session, playing in a big band, trying out solos with the best rhythm section in town, or learn how to transcribe your own solos!

5.00 pm to 6.00 pm: free time

6.00 pm to 7.30 pm: dinner (for residential participants)

7.30 pm to 9.00 pm: rooms available for student-led combos

Friday 8th July

8.00 am to 9.00 am: breakfast (for residential participants)

9.30 am to 10.00 am: warm up session

10.00 am to 11.00 am: masterclasses

11.00 am to 11.30 am: break

11.30 am to 12.45 pm: jazz combos

1.00 pm to 2.00 pm: lunch

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm: final concert and farewells

4.15 pm: course ends