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