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The Paros Jazz Academy consists of a team of experienced teachers and artists all with international backgrounds that will be sharing their knowledge and passion for music with students from around the world.
The duration of the academy is five intensive days of jazz classes and is catering for the needs of musicians and singers with some experience in the genre, who would like to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Jazz, as well as improve their technical aptitude and skills under the guidance of professional musicians and experienced teachers.
Daily lessons with the following instruments:
Jazz Vocal Class - Brazilian Vocal Class (new!) - Saxophone - Trumpet Electric and Acoustic Guitar (new!) - Piano - Electric and Upright Bass Drums - Group Workshops
All students have the opportunity also to practice in Jam Sessions, organized in the evenings at the Albatross Hotel and coordinated by pianist and singer Heleen Schuttevaêr.
Read more on details and philosophy of Paros Jazz Academy.
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New! Jazz Initiation Workshop
A Jazz workshop for musicians who want to approach improvisation and learn how to practice and develop it in Jazz, focusing on the different aspects of this music: phrasing, rhythm, sound, harmony, melody and creativity.
New: children's dance program during the Paros Jazz Academy week, organized by the California Dance Institute.
Photos courtesy of Hélène Collon, Melody McLaren and Nanou Martin
Parian Poetry and Jazz Music Concert
During The Jazz in Paros Festival program of concerts and events the Paros Jazz Academy composition class students, led by Dimitra Marangozis and in collaboration with Christos Georgousis Parian writer and poet are proud to present an Evening of Parian Poetry with Jazz music improvisation in the open amphitheater of Lefkes village on July 24.
The Academy provides a holistic approach to music, therefore every morning in open air, an hour is dedicated to Qi Gong, a warm up in the style of the Shaolin monks from South China, to strengthen the muscles of the body with relaxation of the ligaments which is also associated to working on concentration.
Thank you for such a great experience at Paros, I will never forget the atmosphere. I have come away with a deeper concept of music and life and have made many new friends from around the globe.
JAZZ IN PAROS FESTIVAL 2014
Program of Jazz In Paros Festival
Free admission to the Jazz in Paros Festival for students
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