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Savoy Jazz Jam - Ultimate Solo Jazz Weekend

Atelier de danse Lindy Hop

Savoy Jazz Jam - Ultimate Solo Jazz Weekend

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Savoy Jazz Jam

Beechen Grove Baptist Church, Clarendon Rd, WD17 1JJ

5th & 6th November 2022

SPACES: Workshops SOLD OUT!! Only 7 Evening Tickets Available. Book yours NOW!

After a 2 year break we are so excited to announce the return of the ultimate Solo Jazz Weekend 'Savoy Jazz Jam', right here in Hertfordshire and we're super excited to bring back the Legendary Lord of Jazz, Mr Chester Whitmore (USA) to work with Joseph & Charlotte (UK).

ABOUT:

The weekend will explore the history of African American dance, from plantation dances, Charleston to today's Jazz, with an array of incredible, inspirational and innovative concepts to expand and improve your vocabulary of jazz movement. There'll also be a Swingopedia style talk/Interview with Joseph & Chester.

EVENING:

The evening will end with Harlem Nights Band Night to practice your solo jazz and incorporate it into your Lindy Hop, featuring live music.

LEVELS:

1) Improver - Intermediate

2) Intermediate - Advanced.

Improver - Intermediate:

You have the basic routines under your belt such as the JiveSwing Stroll, Shim Sham & Charleston Stroll - you have knowledge of the classic basic Jazz steps & are ready to push further.

Intermediate-Advanced:

You have taken previous Jazz workshops and executed routines such as The Big Apple, Tranky Doo, Trickeration with good techniques. You are ready to work hard, sweat and take your Jazz to the next level!

INTERNATIONAL TEACHERS:

Chester Whitmore (USA)

Joseph Sewell (UK)

Charlotte Middlemiss (UK)


INSTRUCTORS:

Chester Whitmore is an International Dancer, Orchestra Leader, Choreographer and a global master of Tap and Jazz, having been taught by the famous Nicholas Brothers (stormy weather). He's choreographed for movies such as "La La Land', "Boys to Men" and worked with MC Hammer, Michael and Janet Jackson, Jackie Chan, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Miles Davies, Savion Glover and many more greats.

Joseph & Charlotte have been teaching internationally for over 20 years, having taught and performed together across Europe, ASIA, USA and Africa. Having been taught and worked alongside many of our legendary elders such as Norma Miller, Frankie Manning etc, which adds an element of history to whatever they do.

DRAFT SCHEDULE:

Saturday 5th November

12.00pm Registration

12.30pm - 4.00pm - Workshops

8pm - Midnight - Harlem Nights Band Night.

Sunday 6th November

1pm - 5pm - Workshops

5pm - 6pm - Swingopedia Discussion

COSTS:

2 days of Workshops & Saturday Night Social Dance:

Only £79.99 before 1st July 2022,

then £89.99 until 1st August 2022,

then £109.99 until 1st September 2022

£149.99 in October 2022 if any left.

Evening tickets only £19.99 before 31st October, then £25.00.

TRAINS:

Watford Junction - 5mins Walk

PARKING:

FREE Parking onsite

Town Centre NCP Carparks - 1min walk

HOTELS:

Jurys Inn - Opposite the venue

Plenty of others within walking distance.

BOOKINGS:

https://jiveswing.com/events/savoy-jazz-jam/


Flyer photos from @PhotosbyOlgaBSP 

Lieux

Beechen Grove Baptist Church
Clarendon Rd, Watford WD17 1JJ, UK