SXU Jazz Rhythm Rhythm Section Workshop and Concert - Saint Xavier University
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SXU Jazz Rhythm Rhythm Section Workshop and Concert

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3700 W 103rd St
Chicago, IL 60655

SXU Jazz Rhythm Rhythm Section Workshop and Concert

Calling all high school pianists, guitarists, bassists, vibes, and percussionists!

The SXU Music Department would like to invite you to a jazz rhythm section workshop and concert Sunday, October 3 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The SXU jazz faculty concert will follow beginning at 7:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

The workshop is open to all high school students that play a rhythm section instrument.

The workshop will focus on various aspects of jazz performance including:

  • IMEA audition material - “The S is Silent” by Kris Berg
  • Sight-reading exercises
  • Jazz improvisation over blues and ii-V progressions
  • Stylistic rhythmic feels for swing, Latin, funk and mixed-meter
  • Lessons with SXU’s jazz faculty
  • Group performance tips for playing in large ensembles and jazz combos

Pre-concert dinner provide for all students.

The day workshop will conclude with a dinner and free concert featuring the SXU jazz faculty at 7:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

Contact Dr. Shawn Salmon, cirector of Jazz Studies at or 773-298-3420 with questions. 


Sunday, October 03, 2021


Shawn Salmon

Phone: 773-298-3420




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RSVP period for this event ended 10/02/2021

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