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Denver Monk/Gillespie/Porter workshop: Tamir Hendelman's jazz workshops for vocalists and pianists/instrumentalists
Tina Phillips Seattle Home in Denver
Denver, CO
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Denver Monk/Gillespie/Porter workshop: Tamir Hendelman's jazz workshops for vocalists and pianists/instrumentalists
Pianist Tamir Hendelman has toured the US, Europe and Asia with his own trio as well
as the Jeff Hamilton Trio and Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, recorded and performed with Roberta Gambarini, James Moody, Barbra Streisand, Teddy Edwards, Natalie Cole,
Jackie Ryan and many others and is on the jazz faculty of UCLA.  His latest recording,
DESTINATIONS topped the Jazzweek chart.

On the 100th birth years of Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk and 125th of Cole Porter, pianist Tamir Hendelman will present a workshop for pianists, instrumentalists and vocalists covering several of their compositions and exploring different aspects of performing/arranging them:

This 11am-1pm workshop is for vocalists of all levels.

Participants are welcome to bring any jazz standard to perform, but are welcome to
also perform any of these Porter/Dizzy/Monk tunes.
Charts are among the tunes found in this folder:

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - in Dm aka F or Fm aka Ab
A Night In Tunisia- in Dm, Cm or Bbm
'Round Midnight- in Ebm or Bbm
-Internalize the lyrics, original melody and harmony of the song
-Sing the harmony of the song (connecting various chord tones)
-Create arrangements in a duo/small group setting
-Solo with rhythmic variation and using motifs on the song
-Create a unique interpretation for the song.

We'll explore the songs' melodies, harmonies and lyrics and learn how to:
-Memorize, internalize and transpose the songs.
-Creatively accompany the melody and outline the harmonies of the songs
-Create arrangements inspired by the songs' lyrics, progressions and melodies
-Develop arranging ideas and solo ideas found on recordings
-Interpret the melody and harmony in various ways.
-Improvise on the song's chords and take ideas from others' solos.

MATERIALS: Print/learn at least 1 tune from this link in a key of your choice
(pianists/guitarists/bassists are encouraged to learn multiple tunes in 2 keys):  (You may need to copy and paste the link into a URL box.
No need for http:/www. before  "")

The Tamir Hendelman will also perform at the JAAMM Fest in Denver on November 11
in the evening- more info at


Tina Phillips Seattle Home in Denver (View)
Address Given Upon Placement of Ticket Order
Denver, CO 80212
United States


Education > Workshops
Music > Jazz

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Non-Smoking: Yes!


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