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THE 18th ANNUAL
BRITISH COLUMBIA
SWING CAMP

Sunday, August 12–
Saturday, August 18, 2018

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Afternoon Workshops 2018

After lunch you will be able to choose from a wide range of workshops that will extend your appreciation of the wonderful range of music encompassed by “swing”.

 

• Vocal Master Class (every day)
• Int/Advanced Swing Piano (3 sessions)
• Chord Back-up for Swing Fiddlers (2 sessions)
• Alternative Vocal Techniques
• Communication is Key
• The Reluctant Performer
• Singing Harmony—Beginners
• Singing Harmony—How Harmony Works
• Improvisation for Vocalists
• Solo with Style
• It’s About Time
• Choro! (most popular tunes)
• Choro (Pixinguinha tunes)
• The Metronome is Not for Torture
• Alexander Technique for Musicians
• How to Write a Contrafact (2 sessions)
• Chord Extensions: The Untold Story
• Rhythm is Soloing
• Blues Chord Voicings and Substitutions
• Soloing Against m7b5 Chords
• First Steps in Chord Melody
• Vocal Duet Techniques
• Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
• Fun Vocal Harmony Duets
• Western Swing Wanderings
• Electric Petting Zoo
• Cry Me a River Lick
• Blues in the Swing Era
• Movin’ the Groove
• Swing Dancing: Variations and Embellishments
• Tap Dancing for Beginners
• Fiddling Around the Blues
• Duets (for all instruments)
• Western Swing Orchestra

 

 

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