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Music Makers Premier Adult Band Ensemble Program will enhance your understanding of how a band works.  We’ll break down the songs in detail, stretch out, learn beginnings & endings, refine solos, rhythms, patterns & leads.  You’ll gain control over sound and technique, go over individual parts & combine them to create a better band sound.  Learn different ways to approach a song while gaining confidence as a player.  Play & learn from an advanced level instructor.  Each participant receives access to our student portal where you'll be able to access all class materials.

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BEATLES vs STONES - SOLD OUT!!
MONDAYS:
11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12 (6:30pm-9pm)
1 payment of $750 or 3 payments of $250
Performance: Friday, December 16th, 2022 at The Bitter End
Two of the greatest bands of all time. But who's better? Hard to say? Come play a set of songs from both bands and decide for yourself. This workshop will feature songs from both bands, from their early hits to later masterpieces. The coordinator will pick songs to start, but participants are encouraged to make suggestions so that we can finally find out who wins: BEATLES VS STONES!

Musical Director: Thomas Millioto DMA

Available Instruments:

1 payment of $750 or 3 payments of $250
BEATLES vs STONES - SOLD OUT!!
HITS FROM THE 60S & 70S
TUESDAYS
11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13 (6:30pm-9pm)
1 payment of $750 or 3 payments of $250
Performance: Friday, December 16th, 2022 at The Bitter End
Whether you were there to enjoy them in the 60s and 70s or not, you can't deny that some pretty amazing music came out of these two decades. Come with us on an adventure to explore some of the fantastic hits from days gone by. Songs by bands like (but not limited to): The Byrds, The Yardbirds, Elton John, Bob Dylan, James Taylor, The Who, David Bowie. Participants will be encouraged to suggest songs


Musical Director: BOB ELLIOTT

Available Instruments: Guitar, Keys, Other

1 payment of $750 or 3 payments of $250
HITS FROM THE 60S & 70S
AMERICAN SONGBOOK with MARK KLETT
MONDAYS
9/19, NOT MEETING 9/26, 10/3 (6:30pm-8:30pm)
10/10*, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31* (6:30pm-9:30pm)
* may be rescheduled as needed
(Columbus Day/Halloween)
$750 or 3 payments of $250
Performance: Friday, November 4th, 2022 at The Bitter End
Explore the jazz genre in a friendly and relaxed environment. Rhythmic feel in jazz music, traditional jazz chords/harmonies, how to play along with the band (or comping) in a swing situation, and a brief introduction to the improvisation process. Play and learn some of the greatest all-time Jazz standards. Tunes from: Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Cole Porter, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and many other Jazz figures will be taken. Your Musical Director will select several songs for the first rehearsal. The setlist will be determined based on guidance from your Musical Director as to what songs will showcase the bands' talents.
Musical Director: Mark Klett
Available Instruments: Bass, Horn, Other

$750 or 3 payments of $250
AMERICAN SONGBOOK with MARK KLETT
SONGS FROM BAKER STREET with SHARON HELLER
WEDNESDAYS:
9/14, 9/21, 9/28, NOT MEETING 10/5,
10/12, 10/19 (6:30pm-8:30pm)
10/26, 11/2 (6:30pm-9:30pm)
$750 or 3 payments of $250
Performance: Friday, November 4th, 2022 at The Bitter End
Get ready to rock out to songs driven by iconic saxophone parts. This workshop will feature songs with fantastic sax parts. Songs like: Baker Street, Born to Run (or any Bruce Springsteen song with a sax part), Who Can It Be Now?, Smooth Operator, Us & Them, Walk On The Wild Side, Young Americans, etc. If you have any song suggestions the Music Director will take them into account. The setlist will be determined based on guidance from your Musical Director as to what songs will showcase the bands' talents.
Musical Director: Sharon Heller
Available Instruments: Keys, Other

$750 or 3 payments of $250
SONGS FROM BAKER STREET with SHARON HELLER
RIFF ON IT! with SERGIO ORTEGA: SOLD OUT!
WEDNESDAYS:
9/14, 9/21, 9/28, NOT MEETING 10/5,
10/12, 10/19 (6:30pm-8:30pm)
10/26, 11/2 (6:30pm-9:30pm)
$750 or 3 payments of $250
Performance: Friday, November 4th, 2022 at The Bitter End
It's all about Rock&Blues! Rolling Stones, Zeppelin, Clapton, Doors, Aerosmith, Janis Joplin, Canned Heat, Pretenders, Jeff Beck, Bonnie Raitt, etc. We encourage everyone to bring 2 song suggestions to the first session. Your Musical director will take your suggestions into consideration. The set list will be determined based on guidance from your Musical Director as to what songs will showcase the band talents.

Musical Director Sergio Ortega
Available Instruments:

$750 or 3 payments of $250
RIFF ON IT! with SERGIO ORTEGA: SOLD OUT!
JAZZ CLASSICS FROM THE BLUE NOTE ERA FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
WEDNESDAYS:
9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/26 (6:30pm-9pm)
11/2, 11/16 (6pm-9pm)
Special Jazz Introductory rate of $595.00 or 3 payments of $199.00
Performance: Thursday, November 17th, 2022: Room 52 (212 E 52nd St, New York, NY 10022)
Perform the signature tunes of legendary players from the historic Blue Note record label. Taught by world-renowned jazz musicians, this course explores the classic compositions of the likes of Wayne Shorter, Horace Silver, Joe Henderson, and Herbie Hancock, with insights into how to master their timeless tunes and adapt them to the 21st Century. At the end of the workshop, you will show off your skills by performing at a NYC club!

Musical Instructor Amina Figarova
Musical Instructor Adam Niewood
And Guest Musical Artists


Available Instruments: Bass, Horns, Brass

Special Jazz Introductory rate of $595.00 or 3 payments of $199.00
JAZZ CLASSICS FROM THE BLUE NOTE ERA FOR THE 21ST CENTURY


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