Master Class: Dave Egan “Jazz Standards for the Ukulele”

Tuesday, July 30, 7:00 PM, Free Master Class: Dave Egan “Jazz Standards for the Ukulele” Doors at 6:30 Hands on workshop – Open to all levels! Dave Egan is a Ukulele instructor for UCSC’s OPERS class series and at the nationally attended West Coast Ukulele Retreat at Asilomar and Hawaii, as well the Wine Country Ukulele Festival. His unique approach to adapting Jazz standards to the ukulele focuses on including the rich complexity of the original chord voicing while preserving the elegant simplicity of this cherished instrument. This class is for all levels and will include practical techniques for adapting jazz standards to the ukulele for accompaniment and instrumental arrangements. Bring your ukes and a notepad. We are going to play some classics and reduce a lot of confusion to some basic rules of song arrangement....