October 26, 2013
Adventurous LA-based quartet Slumgum leads this fun hands-on workshop designed to help musicians develop new options for playing improvised music. Moving beyond the strictly technical aspects of chords and scales, the workshop explores the idea of acting out various scenes or situations as musical characters. Enhance your sense of musical storytelling, character and decision making as an improvising musician.
Slumgum is a perpetually inventive quartet of adventurous musicians. The band’s unique voice is shaped by unbridled imagination and diverse influences that include jazz, free improvisation, world music, and modern classical music. They collaborate with a facility and playfulness that is rare for an ensemble, giving their musical curiosity room to explode and yielding daring results. All of these qualities find a home in the band’s innovative and colorful compositions.