In Session With: Andy Sheppard

Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival

Getting into the moment – a fresh approach to improvisation and practice.

Bristol’s own Andy Sheppard has been a fixture on the international jazz scene for over 30 years. His inspirational playing stems from his philosophical attitude to his music. This special masterclass will explain Andy’s unique approach. Getting Into The Moment is an apt title for a workshop where Andy will explain how to structure your practice to become fluent in the jazz language while developing a personal sound; how to think when you practice and concentrate but don’t think when you perform, allowing you to take chances with your improvising as the music unfolds.

Suitable for all levels and abilities.

Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival

This workshop is part of the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival, which takes place 7-9 March 2014 at Colston Hall. For full listings please click here

Workshop tickets include a complimentary ticket to concerts in the main auditorium or 50% off Lantern concerts.

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