NYC HOME SCHOOL JAZZ BAND
DIRECTED BY BENJE DANEMAN
Join professional jazz musician and teaching artist Benje Daneman for a 10 week intensive diving into the world of jazz. Students will learn the basic concepts of small group ensemble performance, improvisation, composition, arranging and jazz history. Students will prepare and arrange a full set of music to be performed live to the public at a NYC Jazz Club concluding the 10 week session.
Monday January 25th, 10am-12pm (required)
at Michiko Rehearsal Studios (149 W. 46th St.)
Please fill out an Audition Form below
Auditions are required.
All instruments are encouraged to audition. No former jazz experience is required, but we do ask all students be at the intermediate/advanced level and between the ages of 11-18. Space is limited to a maximum of 8 musicians. Music theory background is highly suggested.
Space is limited for up to 8 musicians for the semester.
10 Rehearsals - Feb 1, 8, 22, 29; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11
Michiko Rehearsal Studios (149 W. 46th St.)
NYC Jazz Club - Date/Location TBD
$35 Material Fee - Folders, Pencils, Copies & Music
$500 Tuition Fee
NYC Based professional jazz trumpet player and educator, Benje Daneman is a sought after musician, educator and composer all across the nation, Benje has taught all levels and ages of musicians including presenting clinics at universities (McNally Smith College, Luther College, Concordia University) to leading ensembles (NY Pops Teaching Artist/Afro Latin Jazz Alliance) to teaching private lessons to all ages of musicians, Also, a husband and father of two, one of which is home schooled here in NYC.
For more information, check out Benje's website.
Rehearsals held at Michiko Rehearsal Studios (149 W. 46th St.) in midtown Manhattan - a centralized location for all bureaus of New York. Rehearsal studio is equipped with all equipment including piano, guitar/bass amps, drums and sound systems.