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NEW RELEASE!! In this #bass #masterclass, renowned #jazz bassist Joris Teepe artist page breaks down his method of creating harmonically fresh #basslines and #improvisations. Joris demonstrates and discusses how use harmonic concepts to inform your musical decisions, so that you can communicate musically in a band setting.

Source: MyMusicMasterclass

Here is an overview of Joris Teepe’s activities as a jazz educator:

  • From 2001 until 2019 Teepe has been the Director of Jazz Studies at the Prince Claus Conservatory in Groningen, the Netherlands.
    In 2019 he stepped down as the Director. Teepe is now bass teacher, researcher and curriculum advisor. He is also inventer and founder of the program New York comes to Groningen, a unique system of jazz education with a rotating visiting faculty from New York teaching at this International University in Europe.
  • Joris Teepe was on the faculty of Queens College in NY as Bass Professor, from 2008 until 2012.
  • From 2000 until 2012 Teepe has been the bass instructor at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The Wachovia “Jazz for Teens” program.
  • Joris Teepe has been teaching workshops at Universities all over the world, also at private instituions, such as Peter Herbolzheimer’s Big Band Workshop. He is teaching at several jazz camps each summer, such as Litchfield Jazz Camp (Connecticut, USA), Jazzinty (Slovenia), Orsara Jazz (Italy), CoJazz (Poland) and JZ Summercamp (Shanghai, China).