Middle School Jazz Band Information
Jazz Band runs all year long and is a full year commitment.
This course covers the study and performance of swing, latin, funk and rock styles with an emphasis on advanced rhythmic concepts, chord to scale relationships and improvisation. Studying privately is encouraged.
New players please contact Mr. Bryson at: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
About Timothy Bryson: Teacher and performer, saxophonist, Timothy Bryson has been teaching woodwinds in the Riverdale School District for the past 18 years. Tim has also been teaching jazz studies at RGS and RHS for 14 years. In 2010 and 2012 the Riverdale High School Jazz Band took home the first place trophy in their division at the University of Portland Jazz Festival. As a performer, Timothy has played with or recorded for: The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Spinners, Frankie Vallie, Mary Wilson and The Supremes, Curtis Salgado, Linda Hornbuckle, The Portland Jazz Orchestra, Soul Vaccination, and more. He has also done commercial work for Nike, The Portland Trail Blazers, Amtrak, ESPN, KGW Television, Fred Meyer and more...
Date: Mo & Wed. 1/7 - 3/20/19 (20 classes, no class 1/11, 2/18)