Video Description: Join our band of St. Louis-based musicians as they explain and demonstrate what improvisation is and how it functions in jazz. See how improvisation is like a conversation, learn how form provides the framework for improvisation, hear how improvisation can start with simply embellishing a melody, and discover how call and response plays into jazz.
This video accompanies Jazz St. Louis’s lesson, “Building the Blues”, which you can access here: https://jazzstl.org/education/elementary-curriculum/jazz-concepts/improvisation/
The entire program is provided in the video play window above.
Four segments edited from the program are available through the links below:
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