Blues and Groove Ensemble

2 sections - 7/8 - 8/19 (7 weeks)

Blues and Groove Ensemble
Age Adult
Event Type Class
Department Ensembles
Day Mon
Instructor Danny Caron
Status inperson event

The Blues and Groove Ensemble provides an opportunity to play a wide array of blues. R&B, funk, gospel, New Orleans, and American roots styles with other musicians. We work on developing a great groove, playing solos, and having fun! One vocalist is welcome per section. Prerequisites: Ability to play basic blues chords and scales in all keys. Familiarity with blues and R&B is recommended.

Section 1: Mondays 6:30 – 8 pm
Section 2: Mondays 8:15 – 9:45 pm
7/8 – 8/19 (7 weeks)
Danny Caron, $290

Please note: This class culminates in a performance in the final week of the term (week 7). All Jazzschool student performances are free and open to the public! Please confirm your availability for the performance date (the week 7 class meeting date) before finalizing your registration in this class.

Ensembles take place IN-PERSON at the California Jazz Conservatory. 
All ensembles require a placement audition. 

For audition guidelines and to application instructions, please visit the Ensemble page here:

About Danny Caron

Danny Caron served as guitarist and musical director for Charles Brown from 1987 until Brown’s death in 1999. He has played on numerous CD’s and sessions with Charles Brown, Clifton Chenier, Bonnie Raitt, John Lee Hooker, Van Morrison, Ruth Brown, Etta Jones, John Clayton, Teddy Edwards, Gerald Wilson, Donald Fagen, Dr. John, Little Milton Campbell, John Hammond Jr. and many others.