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Jazz Workshop: History & Theory

Monte Wasch Jazz Pianist

Hear musical illustrations at the piano, of the many genres that influenced the birth of jazz — European classical marches & polkas; American folk songs and popular music; African American spirituals and work songs; and Mexican & South American music. Can your favorite tune become a jazz song? Learn how a familiar tune can be jazzed and hear examples of different jazz styles, e.g. Blues, Dixieland, Bebop and Free Jazz. In the process, learn what distinguishes jazz from other musical forms.

Guide: Monte Wasch

Adventure Specifics:

Town: New Lebanon, NY
Place: Home
Length of Adventure: 90 minutes
Cost per Person: $12.00
Children under 12: $4.00
Min/max guests: 6/14
Availability: February 17, 2018 @ 1:30 PM; or contact guide for additional availability
Complimentary Take-Home: Song Sheet
Time Standing/Walking: 90 minutes
Are Chairs Available?: Yes
Is Adventure Wheelchair Accessible?: No

Additional Notes:

Allergy alert:  There may be a feline presence at this location.


Since this Adventure is currently not scheduled in our calendar, it is recommended that you coordinate with the Guide to confirm availability at a mutually acceptable day and time prior to actually purchasing. Please us the ‘Enquire about this Adventure’ form below to start that process. While you and/or your group do not have to meet the minimum attendance to enroll for an Adventure, be aware if that minimum is not met by other participants, the Guide has the right to cancel. Your credit card will not be charged until the minimum has been achieved. Alternatively, if you wish to pay what the cost of the minimum number of attendees would be, the Guide will offer the program.