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Bitesize: Let's Talk about Jazz with Sinclair Ang

When:

Sun Mar 9 2014, 1:00pm–3:00pm

Where: Esplanade - Rehearsal Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive, Marina Bay, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $15.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: sheilajang

Jazz has come to encompass a whole range of styles. Join jazz expert Sinclair Ang as he sheds some light on jazz and share with you how to approach, understand and cultivate a deeper appreciation for jazz. This workshop will trace the development of jazz from its roots at the turn of the century to the modern day, with a special focus on early jazz period from 1920s-1950s. Both the instrumentation and style of the different eras of jazz will be discussed. There will also be ‘live’ and recorded demonstrations, as well as a chance for audience to participate in jazz-making.

Sinclair Ang is a traditional jazz specialist, with a keen interest in the historical, social and musical context of the development of jazz music and dance. He travels the world as an international instructor of several traditional jazz dances, helping different communities to grow and develop a deeper appreciation of jazz, through workshops, performances and talks.