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Concrete
Curriculum

The Central Coast Jazz Institute possesses one of the largest privately owned libraries of transcribed solo material from the works of the jazz worlds greats. Students are provided specifically tailored material to study, practice and analyize to help enable them to understand the concepts and inner workings of the music. Each lesson is a hands on private instruction from CCJIʼS Charlie Shoemake. Included in the lessons are the basic elements of jazz music (melody, rhythm, and harmony)

ARTISTS DESIGNATED FOR STUDY

Alto Sax

Lee Konitz
Charlie Parker
Jackie McLean
Sonny Stitt
Phil Woods

Guitar

Tal Farlow
Wes Montgomery
Joe Pass
Jimmy Raney

Vibraphone

Milt Jackson
Charlie Shoemake

Trombone

J.J Johnson
Andy Martin

Trumpet

Chet Baker
Clifford Brown
Donald Byrd
Miles Davis
Kenny Dorham
Art Farmer
Tom Harrell
Freddy Hubbard
Lee Morgan
Fats Navarro

Piano

Sonny Clark
Kenny Drew
Bill Evans
Tommy Flanagan
Al Haig
Barry Harris
Hank Jones
Wynton Kelly
Bud Powell

Tenor Sax

John Coltrane
Dexter Gordon
Wardell Gray
Harold Land
Hank Mobley
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Stitt
Lester Young

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