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We are really looking forward to seeing you on Saturday 19 August 2023 at the 606 Club in London!

During our day-long workshop we'll explore the voice, stagecraft and of course jazz singing in a fun, relaxed and supportive environment.

 

Please have a look below for more information about the day.

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Jazz Singer's

Workshop Information

When

Saturday 19 August 2023

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where

606 Club, 90 Lots RoadChelsea, London SW10 0QD. Visit the 606 Club website for further information about location and how to get there.

When
Where
Schedule

Schedule

9:45 am

Arrive at 606 Club

 

10:00 am

Workshop starts

10:00-11:15 am

  • Introduction to Estill Voice Training

  • Warm-up

 

11:15-11:30 am

Break

11:30 am-12:55 pm

Solo singing for active participants

12:55-1:30 pm

Lunch

1:30-4:00 pm

  • Solo singing for active participants

  • Top tips for promoting yourself as a jazz singer

  • Q&A and wrap-up

 

4:00 pm (ish)

Workshop ends

What to bring
Recording
COVID-19 safety precautions
Refreshments
Accessibility
About the trainers
About the musicians
Questions

What to bring

Please bring:

  • Pen and paper or some way of taking notes

  • A packed lunch - local choices are limited and the lunch break is short

  • A water bottle

  • A smart phone or camera to record your coaching session (active participants)

  • Sheet music or lead sheets for the pianist (active participants).

 

Recording and photos

Active participants may record their solo singing slot. Otherwise, we ask that you do not make any recordings of the workshop. We will take a group photo at the end of the day, but you can opt out.

 

COVID-19 safety precautions

If you test positive or have any symptoms of COVID-19, the flu or a cold you should not come to the workshop.

 

Refreshments

Complimentary tea and coffee available throughout the day.

 

Allergies: please note that we cannot guarantee that refreshments offered on the day are free from nuts.

 

Accessibility

Although a basement with stairs makes access awkward, the 606 Club is always happy to welcome anyone with a disability, and will do their best to facilitate access as much as possible. Please contact the 606 Club on 020 7352 5953 or at jazz@606club.co.uk to discuss your access requirements. 

About the trainers

Claire Martin OBE is a critically acclaimed Brighton-based jazz singer. She has won the British Jazz Awards 8 times and is a proud recipient of the BASCA Gold Badge Award for her contribution to songwriting. Claire has released 21 CDs and is currently working on her next album project, a collaboration with the American conductor and pianist Scott Dunn and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra celebrating the songs of Sir Richard Rodney Bennett.

 

Stefan Holmström, MFA and Estill Master Trainer (EMT), is a professional opera singer and voice teacher. Following a career performing at Glyndebourne, Grange Park Opera, Opera Holland Park and as a member of the Phantom of the Opera Company at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, Stefan offers expert vocal training and workshops to a wide range of singers and speakers from his studio in central Brighton.

 

About the pianist

Rob Barron is a London-based jazz pianist, arranger and composer who has been described as "one of the most creative and versatile musicians of his generation." He has played with visiting American artists Al Jarreau, Marlena Shaw (Ronnie Scott’s club residencies,) Benny Golson, Phil Woods, Grant Stewart, Sheryl Bailey and in groups led by leading UK artists Jacqui Dankworth, Stacey Kent, Claire Martin, Dave O’Higgins, Steve Fishwick, Allison Neale, Anita Wardell, Georgia Mancio and Jean Toussaint. Rob was also a member of the award winning group Kairos 4tet. He regularly appears with the BBC Big Band and Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Stefan on 07970 057 660 or at holmstromstefan@yahoo.co.uk.

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