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‘All About…’ Outreach Series

Welcome to the ‘All About…’ series! These short tutorials are all about technique and approaches from the world of Jazz and Classical music, delivered by friends of Moving on Music.

Each artist has created 2-3 videos which will offer insight, advice and techniques for budding musicians, and an opportunity to practice alongside the tutor.

We will be posting one video per week, so keep your eyes peeled for your preferred instrument or something you would like to learn more about!

 

JAZZ ARTISTS
‘All About… Jazz Singing’
With Aoife Doyle

Aoife Doyle’s unique, expressive vocals are equally home with jazz, folk, country or blues. Aoife’s All About Series will delve into iconic jazz vocalists, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, introducing their different approaches and styles and how they have influenced her approach to singing.

Video #1: Singing Styles

Video #2: Influential Jazz Singers

Links:

1. The Very Thought Of You by Billie Holiday – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3-MvnVJTh0

2. Blue Skies by Ella Fitzgerald – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRPn1bhE0CU

3. Shulie A Bop by Sarah Vaughan – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIccr-liq3Y

Video #3: Vocal Harmonies, Solos & Improvisation

‘All About… Jazz Drumming’
With Steve Davis 

Having just toured with legendary saxophonist Anthony Braxton, internationally acclaimed percussionist and composer Steve Davis is well known for his jazz drumming and free improvisational style of playing. Steve’s videos will focus on introducing drummers to different styles of jazz drumming, beginning with the swing tradition.

Video #1: Basic Swing

Video #2: Drum Chants

Video #3: Basic Swing Continued

 

‘All About… Jazz & Blues Piano’
With Scott Flanigan

Hailing from Belfast Scott Flanigan is one of the UK’s most exciting young improvisers; a prolific pianist, organist, composer and arranger. Scott’s video series will introduce budding pianists to jazz and blues chords and breakdown techniques for viewers to play along with him!

Video #1: COMING SOON
Video #2: COMING SOON
Video #3: COMING SOON

 

‘All About… Jazz Guitar’
With Joseph Leighton 

Derry born, jazz guitarist Joseph Leighton is one of the finest young musician’s in the Irish jazz scene today. Joseph will be talking to us about all things jazz guitar, discussing influential players, relevant equipment he uses and his specific style of solo playing. In his final video, Joseph will dissect a popular jazz standard and advise budding guitarists on effective ways to improvise.

Video #1: COMING SOON
Video #2: COMING SOON
Video #3: COMING SOON

 

CLASSICAL ARTISTS
‘All About… Classical Violin’
With Darragh Morgan

Irish violinist, Darragh Morgan leads a successful career in classical music and is known for his versatile ability to perform music from baroque to contemporary styles. Darragh will take us on a journey of ‘old’ and ‘new’ music for the violin, looking at composers, styles and techniques.

Video #1: Contemporary Music for Violin 

Video #2: Baroque Music for Violin

 

‘All About… Classical Flute’
With Aisling Agnew

Aisling Agnew is a Belfast born flautist who regularly performs worldwide at many high-profile concerts and is currently the flautist with Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble. In Aisling’s 3-part video series, she will be exploring the use of birdsong throughout the different eras of music, looking specifically at composers such as Vivaldi, Bartok and Messiaen.

Video #1: Birdsong and the Classical Flute

Video #2: Birdsong and the Classical Flute

Video #3: COMING SOON