Morning: Practice by instrument. This morning preparation will give you the necessary autonomy to take your place in the general rehearsals organized in the afternoon.
directed by a professional musician specialized in your instrument.
Presentation of the pieces, analysis of their structure.
Exploration of rhythmic and harmonic difficulties.
Heating, positioning of the instrument.
Specific techniques, personalized advice.
Afternoon: General rehearsals and combos.
Implementation of songs and music.
Listening and locating in the structure.
Hardware setup, volume management.
Styles, ambiances and nuances.
Communication and support on stage.
The stay allows an immersion in music with an intense instrumental practice. In each session: rehearsals in combos (small training) and in formation (numerous musicians) and concerts / shows including various styles: Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, Chanson, Funk, Reggae, RnB, Brazilian, Afro-Cuban...
The repertory, which is different at each session, is communicated fifteen days before the beginning of each session.
Two special sessions in April (S1) and October (S6) offer you the choice between two formulas:
- Complete sessions from 10/04 to 17/04/2017 (S1) and from 23/10 to 30/10/2017 (S6).
- Long weekends from 13/04 to 17/04/2017 (S1 bis) and from 26/10 to 30/10/2017 (S6 bis) which are addressed to those who are not available all week.
These sessions are also special because:
1. They each propose a specific theme. For April 2017 the theme is: "Film music" with many styles of music of films approached (jazz, pop, etc ...).
2. Unlike S2, S3, S4 and S5 mornings and afternoons will be devoted to group music taking into account your experience.
Provided equipment: microphones, PA, guitar and bass amplifiers, acoustic and digital pianos, five acoustic drumsets and two digital kits (Roland TD).
Required equipment: your instrument, guitar, bass, saxophone, clarinet, flute, jacks, drum sticks, rods, brushes, closed headphones for drummers, paper/pen, MP3 player, sound recorder.
Recommended equipment: (if your prefer to take your own equipment) your microphone, your digital piano or synthetizer, your guitar or bass amplifier, effets. your own drumset (or snare drum, cymbals, etc...), laptop computer, tablet, usb key, hard drive, recordable cd's...
Minimum required musical experience: contact us and we'll check together.
Pop: Thriller (Michael Jackson) - California Girls (Katy Perry) - Clocks (Coldplay) - Don't Know Why (Norah Jones) - All Night Long (Lionel Richie)...
Jazz: Angel Eyes (K.A Poole) - All the Things You Are (Hammerstein/Kern)- Love For Sale (Cole Porter) - Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - Ballad of the Whale (Yellowjackets)...
Rock: Honkytonk Woman (Rolling Stones) - Ride Like the Wind (Christopher Cross) - What's Love Got to Do (Tina Turner) - Easy Lover (Phil Collins) - We Are The Champions (Queen)...
Chanson: Brésilien (Claude Nougaro) - Alia Souza (Véronique Sanson) - Emmenez-moi (Charles Aznavour) - Joueur de Blues (Michel Jonasz) - Dans mon Île (Henri Salvador)...
Latin: Wave (Tom Jobim) - Spain (Chick Corea) - Chan Chan (Buena Vista Social Club) - Água de Beber (Tom Jobim) - País Tropical (Jorge Ben)...
Funk/Soul: Chicken (Jaco Pastorius) - Boogie Down (Al Jarreau) - Street Life (Randy Crawford) - Superstition (Stevie Wonder) - All Around The World (Lisa Stansfield)...
All styles will be practiced except for thrash/dark/black/death metal, punk, hardcore and other "sismic styles"!