This class is designed for beginning musicians and music fans who wish to understand the components of music and how these components work. The basics of chords and chord progression, melody and harmony will be discussed. Pace and direction is set, in part, by student background and interest. You do not need a knowledge of music - only a desire to learn! This class will meet for four consecutive Wednesdays; attendance at all classes is strongly recommended.
Have fun learning the basic swing dance step to the big band music of the 1940s. You will learn both leader and follower techniques as well as some cool steps. No partner necessary. Refreshements will be served "USO" style!
Join us for a night of music by The Jazz Pioneers along with dancing, food and beverages – just like the USO Canteens held during World War II. Come dressed in your 1940s finery or in military uniform! There will be prizes, too!
This program will be held at the the Senior Center in Montgomery, NY. The address there is: 36 Bridge Street, Montgomery, New York 12549.