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Jazz Theory

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If you have learned to play an instrument, but are now looking to expand your theoretical knowledge, this course is for you.

Take control of your own musical creativity by learning the basics of jazz theory. Scales, extended harmony, composition, and arranging lessons will set you up to unleash your creativity on any musical project. Basic knowledge of music theory and notation are recommended.


  • Note-taking paper
  • Manuscript paper (musicsheaf.com)
  • Pencil
  • Computer for online lessons.


Dates: TBD
Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Fee: $60 (+HST)
Instructor: Jason Flores
Location: Offered virtually

About the instructor

Jason Flores graduated from the University of Idaho where he attended the Lionel Hampton School of Music as a Hampton Scholar. He has toured the world playing bass onboard cruise ships for Celebrity Cruise Lines and Crystal Cruise Lines. There he had the opportunity to play with musical greats like Shoshana Bean and Debbie Gibson. He has also opened for Kenny Baron at the Boise State University Jazz Festival.

Born and raised in the state of Idaho Jason has played and recorded with many bands in the capital region of Boise. He currently resides in Fredericton, NB where he holds an arts degree in psychology from the University of New Brunswick. Along with his degree in orchestral performance on the double bass he hoped to someday work in the field of music therapy.

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