JOEL HOLMES

Educator

Keeping it real and saying what

you mean music...

JOEL HOLMES // Educator

JOEL HOLMES Present:
Jazz Piano Theory and Lessons Masterclass/Workshop

Classes for all ages and also for NON musicians (general public); as well as language and theory and scales and grammar.

VOCAL WORKSHOP

  • Why many musicians dislike singers
  • How to communicate
  • How to count rhythm
  • Practical exercises
  • Others..

RHYTHM SECTION

  • Hearing everyone
  • Knowing your role
  • Sound
  • Imagination
  • Team work

MODERN APPROACH TO ALL INSTRUMENTS

  • Gospel influeces and R&B
  • Hip Hop and funk
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Etnic
  • Bebop and Hip Pop (paralles of the two)

MUSIC BUSINESS

  • How to tour with your band
  • How to network
  • The power of Facebook and websites
  • Making your own cd's and promotion

PRACTICING JAZZ FROM A MILLENIUM PERSPECTIVE

  • Internet
  • Technology
  • Slow me down
  • Others

WAYS TO PRACTICE WITHOUT AN INSTRUMENT

  • Singing
  • Listenting carefully
  • Others

PRINCIPALS OF THE MASTERS

  • Stage is like a sanctuary
  • Taking the music seriously
  • Music should flow like water
  • Hearing one time and learning
  • Knowing all keys

PIANO COURSES

  • Accompanying
  • Voicings (Old, modern, news)
  • 10 finger chords
  • Horn approach to soloing
  • Big band approach to soloing
  • Left hand accompaniment for solo piano
  • Gospel voicings and R&B common language
  • Approach to the 6th of the dimished system
  • Practical exercises in modal playng

VARIOUS

  • SOLO PIANO PIANO AND VOICE
  • PIANO AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS
  • CONCEPTS VERSES TECHNIQUE
  • ROAD CHOPS
  • TOURING
  • BOOKING
  • STREET SMARTS
  • MINIMIZING RISK
  • MASTER COMMUNICATORS
  • MASTER ACCOMPANY
  • MUSIC TELEPATHY
  • FINDING YOUR OWN VOICE A ARRANGING STANDARDS
  • STYLES
  • TEMPOS
  • GROOVES
  • HARMONY
  • CONCEPTS
  • AVOIDING TRAINWRECKS
  • PROBLEM SOLVERS
  • SETLISTS AND PICKING SONGS

Keeping it real, and saying what you mean music...
Is bigger that all of us!

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