Kris Adams: Camp Vocal Jazz in Italy
Jazz Network | Various articles | 2012-10-30
CAMP VOCAL JAZZ with Kris Adams in Italy
Jazz singing workshop: Learn jazz in a wonderful farmhouse in the heart of Umbria, Italy
This workshop is open to anyone who wants to learn how to sing jazz or how to improve their jazz singing. This course is suitable for those who can already sing with some confidence but with no previous jazz experience.
be introduced to the subject with a brief history of jazz;
Students will have an opportunity to practice singing with a live jazz combo for part of the course, learn vocal interpretation and improvisation (scat), develop performance and microphone skills, and learn how to lead the band all while activating the creative process. Through structured exercises, students apply what they have learned - culminating in a dinner-concert with a live trio piano accompaniment.
Workshop timetable: From Wednesday June 5 to Sunday June 9, from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 3:30pm.
Location: The workshop will be in Umbria (Itay) in the farmhouse "La Volpe e L'uva" (www.agriturismovolpeuva.it), 4km far from Perugia. It is possible to have accommodation in the apartments of the farmhouse with very special rates!
Kris Adams: singer, vocalist and arranger. She was a member of the famed early 90's graduate school class at Boston's New England Conservatory that included friends and fellow vocalists Lisa Thorson, Patrice Williamson, and Luciana Souza.