Gypsy Jazz Jam Workshop
Artichoke Community Music
Tracy Kim
Artichoke Community Music: Classroom Front (South)
Tuesday, 8:30 PM - 9:20 PM
09/10/19 - 10/22/19 (7 weeks)

Whether you have already attended some of Portland's various Gypsy Jazz Jams or would like to in the future, this class will prepare/aid you in many ways. 

Tracy Kim has hosted the Gypsy Jazz Jam Workshop for over 7 years. Also, he hosts a bi-weekly Gypsy Jazz Jam at Raven and Rose for his students(former and prior). 

In this class, Tracy gives insight on the following topics: 

-Jam session etiquette 
-Core repertoire for Gypsy Jazz 
-Following and understanding song forms(how not to get lost!) 
-Trading licks, twos, fours, eights. 
-Building lick repertoire and some easy soloing tricks and concepts written in Tracy's various etudes(will be passed out in class) 
-Learn common song forms and progressions and how they can applied to countless other tunes! 
-How to sight read charts(learn to analyze quickly and simplify/memorize tunes) 
-Techniques on learning melodies 

The songs chosen for the class are popular at jam session 

Minor Swing 
Swing 48 
Swing 42 
Limehouse Blues 
Sweet Georgia Brown 
After You've Gone 
I'll See You in My Dreams 
Sweet Sue 
September Song 
Blues Skies 
Bossa Dorado 
For Sephora 
Autumn Leaves 
Lulu Swing 
All of Me 
Exactly Like You 
I Can't Give You Anything But Love 
Lady Be Good 
Blues for Ike 

This will be a fun class! Great to bring a buddy or to meet new folks to jam on Gypsy Jazz!