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CANCELLED - Brass with Andrew McNaughton

11 - 15 JAN 2021
8.30 AM - 4.00 PM

About the Workshop

This workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of brass before expanding your individual sound from a base in jazz theory. You will cover physical techniques including sound production, breathing, embouchure and articulation.

As your confidence grows you will move to explore cultivating an individual approach to phrasing; soloing and improvisation; developing mind and body connection as well as ear training.

You will also reach beyond the notes and uncover the principals of crafting a successful jazz solo and use both your foundation skills and new techniques to illuminate the dark art of jazz soloing. Unlock the secrets of great horn and wind performance.

Medium  Brass
Level  All levels
Age  12+

Andrew McNaughton is multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter and teacher who has performed and recorded for more than 30 years in more than 20 countries.
His performance experiences range from the World Expo in Hanover, Gorky Park in Moscow and the International Trumpet Guild in New York to the Goethe Institutes of Kazakhstan and Mongolia, and the Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo in Sydney, as well as venues from Norway to Italy including Porgy and Bess in Vienna, A-Trane in Berlin, Pod Filarmi in Poland and the Unterfahrt in Munich. 

He is currently a sessional staff member at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University where he teaches Jazz Composition, Improvisation and Trumpet.

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