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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
6:00 PM
Education Event

Master Class: Ben Flocks – “The One Note Solo” Improvisation Workshop

All Ages
Masks are welcome. The café and bar will not be open at this event. Thank you!

Join Santa Cruz-born saxophonist and educator Ben Flocks to discover an accessible approach to developing and expanding your improvisational skills. In “The One Note Solo” Improvisation Workshop Flocks will guide you through a number of methods to demystify improvising and help you connect with your own distinctive musical personality. The class will illuminate ways you can create engaging and impactful solos by utilizing listening exercises, examining musical fundamentals, exploring emotional expression, engaging in musical dialogue, and understanding simple music theory to elevate your musical abilities. Participants will leave the workshop with a broader perspective on improvisation, with tangible tools and techniques they can immediately incorporate into their musical environments. Bring your instruments, we will play and sing! Open to all instrumentalists, vocalists, and experience levels.

Can’t make it in-person? You can join virtually! Click here to register.


Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
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