Rhytmic Concepts in Modern Jazz
This rhythm boot-camp guided by guitarist extraordinaire Sebastian Noelle will leave the consistent student with a robust understanding of rhythm in the jazz idiom as well as the expertise necessary to foster years of independent growth and creativity. Moreover the majority completion of this course will see the student able to "keep-up" in the vast majority of real-world situations i.e. jam-sessions, reading-sessions, etc; no-longer should one fear bafflement at the rhythmic explorations of fellow musicians on the bandstand.
The course is structured in 36 easy to digest segments totaling over 2.5 hours of video materials including downloadable PDF lesson notes and play-along tracks.
Who is it for ? : Players of all instruments and skill levels who would like to develop their rhythmic vocabulary, fortitude, and creative potential.
Prerequisites : Ability to read basic rhythms i.e. tuplets and dotted notes.
While you are taking the course, if you have any questions feel free to contact us at [email protected]
Guitarist and composer Sebastian Noelle has been an active member of New York City’s multi-faceted creative music scene since 2002, performing at venues such as 55 Bar, Cornelia Street Café, The Blue Note, Jazz Gallery, Iridium, Merkin Hall, Tea Lounge, The Knitting Factory and the Jazz Standard. He has released three CDs on the European FreshSound-NewTalent label: “Across The River” (2006), featuring Donny McCaslin, Ben Street and Ari Hoenig, “Koan” (2011), with Loren Stillman, George Colligan, Thomson Kneeland and Tony Moreno, and “Shelter” (2016), with Marc Mommaas, Matt Mitchell, Matt Clohesy and Dan Weiss. Noelle is exploring new ways in improvisation using microtones, ragas and rhythms from the Balkans and the Middle East. Sebastian is an active member of the NEw York Jazz Workshop faculty where he teaches the weekly "Modern Jazz ensemble" as well as working as a priovate instructor.