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Free Jazz Workshops Offered by top musicians in Cape Town


The Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) in collaboration with the The South African College of Music (SACM), UCT is presenting a 3 Continents Jazz Workshop. It’s a series of free jazz music workshops and master classes from 28 November – 1 December 2018. The venue will be the SACM, UCT.

The tutors for the Free Jazz Workshops are some of the world’s best:

Prof Claus Reichstaller (Trumpet & Big Band)  – Head of Jazz Dept, University of Music & Performing Arts, Munich –  He will be Presenting workshops & classes  in Big Band Playing, Phrasing, Improvisation, Breathing Techniques and Practice Routine.

Martin Zenker – Jazz Bass Lecturer, University of Music & Performing Arts, Munich; Head of the Jazz Department at the Mongolian State Conservatory for Music & Dance; Goethe – Musiklabor, Ulan Bator, Mongolia –  He will be presenting workshops & classes in Harmonic Issues of Bass Playing, Repertoire, Memorizing Techniques and Stylistic Diversity.

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Enji Erkhembayar –  Goethe-Musiklabor, Ulan Bator, Mongolia; Munich University of Music and Performing Arts – He will be presenting workshops & classes in: Jazz Singing, Mongolian Art of Throat Singing / “Longsong”.

Carlo Mombelli – Associate Professor at WITS School of Performing Arts, South Africa –  He will be presenting workshops & classes in Advanced Bass Playing, Artistry and Composition.

Carlo Mombeli - Jazz Workshops
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The workshops and master classes are open to anyone interested. It’s free of charge, but subject to limited availability. Participants must pre-book. The schedule for the workshops will be available soon.

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More info about the Workshop Initiative

This workshop initiative is part of a professional workshop series The Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) NPC. They will be presenting this over the next 12 months. It’s part of their mission to create education and performance opportunities for emerging / established contemporary musos in the Western Cape.

This follows a successful workshop week the CTMA presented in 2017. This was done in association with the Berklee College of Music in Boston and Stellenbosch University’s Community Music Unit. This will be presented in June next year again.

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How do I book my place?

For more info & to book your place please contact Vicky Davis, Programme Manager @ CTMA via vickydav@gmail.com.

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