The AJAM Pro Ensembles are for those dedicated to achieving the highest level of musical proficiency. Pro Ensembles focus on honing musicianship, essential skills, and the acceleration of a professional career in the music world.
These ensembles cater to the professional and semi-professional musician wishing to achieve the next level. Students will foster both their personal identity and their band identity by analyzing video and audio from live performances, establishing an extensive repertoire with an emphasis on the structural components of forms, intros, interludes and endings. These ensembles also include coaching in business development and band promotion through social media and other advertising outlets.
Areas of study include:
- Advanced improvisational concepts
- Thorough study of jazz lineage
- Comprehensive repertoire
- Development of original compositions