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Huegel Scats and Hits New Heights with the Jazz Fly in October

Performance will feature : The Students of Huegel – group vocals Rhonda Chalone – music teacher, pianist & story teller Chris Sandoval- drums, The Jazz Fly Laurie Lang  – Artist in Residence, Bassist and Willie the Worm Dan Wallach – … Continue reading

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October 2017 Huegel Elementary Bebops Jazz Scat

Rhonda Chalone and Laurie Lang will work together to share some great vocal improvising with the students at Huegel. More to come.  

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Jefferson Middle School Strings Jazz it Up

Laurie will be working with Ms. Carol Jenkins and her amazing 6-8 graders at Jefferson Middle School November 2017. More to come! 

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March 1-8 Jazz Residency At Sauk Trail

Laurie Lang & John Becker teaching improvisation to the little jazz kids.  Sauk Trail students will have an opportunity to interact with professional jazz musicians on Wednesday, March 8 thanks to two grants. The Madison Jazz Society and the District’s … Continue reading

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So many great high school jazz bassists!

Saturday. Feb 17, I had the opportunity to dig into the blues with 15 amazing young bass players from 7 different Wisconsin schools at Regional Essentially Ellington. I wish i would have taken a photo. 🙂

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Whitehorse Students Play the Blues and much more

Check out this video spot from Channel 3000.com Education Grant helps jazz to fill halls of Madison middle school Posted: Dec 21, 2016 11:26 PM CST Updated: Dec 21, 2016 11:28 PM CST http://www.channel3000.com/news/education/grant-helps-jazz-to-fill-halls-of-madison-middle-school/226235544

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My Favorite Things

John Coltrane (most famous jazz version of this song) a young jazz musician in 2016 – Joey Alexander For improvisation on this tune let’s start by practicing an E dorian scale E F# G A B C# D E learn … Continue reading

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