Get More Out of Your Jazz Band Rehearsal: Warm Up Chops and Ears

Get More Out of Your Jazz Band Rehearsal: Warm Up Chops and Ears

Any large ensemble director can relate to the feeling of having too much to do, and not enough time. Productive rehearsals require precise lesson planning. It can often be a challenge to touch on all the “problem spots.” In a large jazz ensemble, the director then has to attempt to make time to address improvisation, or hope that this is being thoroughly addressed in private study.