david w.

Event Organizer

(guitar, clarinet, beginning piano)

Location:

Bellevue, WA

Member since:

October 25, 2012

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What instrument(s) do you play? (include voice if you sing!)

guitar, clarinet, beginning piano

What styles of music do you like to play/sing? (i.e., standards, blues, modal, bebop, free jazz, etc.)

jazz, blues, standards, some modal, swing, ballads, waltzes, some bebop, latins

What formats do you want to play/sing in? (duo, trio, quartet, quintet, stageband, drop-in jam, hosted jam in public, etc.)

hosted jams, groups (all sizes) drop-ins

How much theory can you apply in your playing/singing? (i.e., reharmonization, cycle of fifths, jazz scales/modes, etc.)

jazz scales/modes, alternate chording, cycles of fifths, extensions and chord theory

Do you read music or play by ear only? What kind of music do you read? (i.e., lead sheets/Real Books, written-out, etc.)

Read -most formats. I can play by form or figure. I can play folk music by ear, but not so proficient with jazz or classical forms. Standard blues forms, but jazz blues forms by ear are tough for me.

Introduction

I am david whipple. I have been studying with Chuck Easton for about five years. I live in Port Townsend and play at the upstage regularly. I was told of this program by one of your members Mr. Laugbon, and suggested to come.


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