Colloquy Downeast Blue Hill Maine

Colloquy Downeast

Spirited Conversations in Great Company

FacilitatorScott Cleveland
Date & TimeTuesdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29
4:00 – 6:00 pm
LocationHoward Room, Blue Hill Public Library
Available Spaces12

Jazz Improvisation – Composing in Fast Motion 

The goals of this colloquy are: 1. Giving both musical and non-musical participants a historic overview of different approaches to improvisation under the large headings of Blues and Jazz; 2. to interact with a diverse “discography” of improvisation through guided listening (CD’s and YouTube); and 3. to actually do improvisation. These goals will be achieved through a roughly equal mix of presentation, interactive discussion, weekly guided listening assignments and in-class guided listening, live demonstration and participation. 

Scott Cleveland is a lifelong composer/singer/pianist/music educator/church musician. He holds degrees in Music Education, Music Theory/Composition and a M.Div. from BU. He has several solo albums and performs locally in numerous duos/trios/quartets and as music director for many local productions. He is on the Adjunct Music Faculty of UMA, and is the Music Director for The Deer Isle Congregational Church. 

 
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