Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop

Jun 14 - Jun 18, 2010

Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop | June 14-18, 2010

Mr. Lynn Seaton has established himself as one of the leading performers and teachers of the jazz bass in the U. S. today. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his 8th Annual Jazz Double Bass Workshop. This intimate workshop is limited to 15 upright bass players. (The UNT Combo Workshop accepts electric and upright bass players.)

Topics to be covered include:

Upright technique

Developing walking bass lines

Small group playing with a rhythm section

Theory

Jazz Bass History

Listening to Recordings

Bass Ensembles

The Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop will offer an intensive week of study and performance opportunities for the jazz bassist. Classes include bass line development bass ensembles, and daily sessions on technique. Also, participants will have an opportunity to perform with a rhythm section and be coached. Outstanding faculty concerts will be presented throughout the week. It starts with registration early Monday morning and concludes with the Friday evening Bass Bash concert where the participants will perform. The Lynn Seaton Jazz Double Bass Workshop is open to advanced high school (14+), college, professional, and serious amateur bassists.

For information about registration and housing, contact Darla Mayes, (940)565-3743; email:

Darla@music.unt.edu
For information about the workshop content, contact Lynn Seaton, (940) 369-7639; email:

lseaton@music.unt.edu
.

LYNN SEATON JAZZ DOUBLE BASS WORKSHOP TYPICAL SCHEDULE
Monday will start with registration 9-10 AM in the jazz office # 284.
The other days are typically as follows:
9:30 - 11:00 Technique

11:15 - 12:00 Listening Session

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 3:30 Rhythm Section
Participants take turns playing with
a rhythm section and receive coaching.

3:40- 4:00 Technique

4:00 - 5:00 Bass Ensembles

5:00 - 7:30 Practice time and Dinner

07:30 Faculty Concert

FRIDAY NIGHT WILL FINISH WITH A BASS BASH CONCERT AT 7:30 PM WHERE ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL PERFORM IN BASS ENSEMBLES. FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE INVITED!
Most people from out of town check into the dorm on Sunday night and check out Friday morning. You can store your luggage in the workshop room until after the final concert. If you want to stay Sunday AND the following Friday night, check the extra day on the registration form.

University of North Texas

Denton TX 76203
USA

http://www.jazz.unt.edu/workshops

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