New and pioneering styles of jazz, stomp, and swing burst onto the scene in the teens and 20s, captivating (and sometimes horrifying) the public. They went on to revolutionize American music. In this ensemble, we’ll learn the fundamentals of those styles, while checking out their amazing histories too.
Learning to play vintage jazz is a great way to work on communication, technique and groove; with a fun dose of history thrown in. Stride pianist and vintage jazz expert Andrew Oliver is leading new ensembles focusing on jazz styles of the 1920s and 30s.