Horn Section Workshop

Paul Klemperer leads a Horn Section Workshop, open to horn players with basic to intermediate skills who want to fine-tune their section playing in popular styles like Blues, R&B, Funk and Swing Jazz.
If interested, contact Paul Klmeperer: email pksax@sbcglobal.net

Date: May 26 2012. 9:30am – 3:00pm.

Location: 1704 Westmoor Drive, Austin TX, 78723

Price: $50. Lunch, printed materials & CD included.

Schedule:

9:30 – 10:00am: Arrive/Setup. Handout of materials.

10:00 – 11:00am: Introduction to material covered.
1. Common styles of horn section and their historical origins.
2. Types and function of different horn sections: Intros/Outros, Riffs, Pads, Stabs/Punches, Fills, Call & Answer.
3. Analysis of sample horn charts.
4. Exercises, individual questions.

11:00am – Noon: Putting it together.
1. Playing through songs/charts. Knowing what to expect.
2. Practical examples of gig situations. Reality vs. theory.
3. Create working horn sections. Assignment of parts.

Noon – 1:00pm: Lunch, discussion.

1:00 – 2:00pm: Horn section performances.

2:00 – 2:30pm: Evaluation, Feedback, Q & A.

2:30 – 3:00pm: Practice plans, goals, upcoming events.

Handout Includes:

Charts for selected songs:
(Tenor sax, Alto sax, Bari sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Concert)
Checklist and exercises
CD with sample backing tracks

My Exotic Other and Ethereal Spectrum

Ethereal Spectrum’s CD Release will be a great party, and My Exotic Other is happy to add their sound to the cultural melange. It’s at the house of music aficionado Vince Parilla.
3702 Far View Dr, Austin, TX 78730
Saturday, May 19 from 7 p.m. to midnight
Music starts at 7:30pm. MEO goes on at 10:45.
Some food & drink provided but BYO too.

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