Ace it with the Masters, Sanjay Divecha

Ace it with the Masters, Sanjay Divecha

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November 1 | 6PM IST

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Digital Event

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18+

Language

English

Masterclass

Learn from an expert

Invite your friends

and enjoy a shared experience

About the Event

Nov 1 and Nov 2, 6 PM to 7 PM IST (2 sessions)


Session Description

These 2 back to back sessions will do a deep dive into the fundamentals of harmony and guitar playing, by one of India's most revered guitar players, Sanjay Divecha. The sessions will be hugely beneficial to all students of jazz music and guitar players, who have an intermediate level of understanding, and want to up their game.


Session 1 (60 minutes), Nov 1, 2020


  1. Major scales in 5 positions
  2. Scale exercises
  3. Arpeggios - Major7 , Minor 7 , Dominant and Minor 7 b5.

Session 2 (60 minutes), Nov 2, 2020


  1. Chord shapes and their inversions. - Maj 7, Min7 , Dominant and Minor7b5 
  2. How to study a song . 
  3. Song that will be studied is Autumn Leaves

  • A Q&A segment will conclude each session.

Post session

An exercise will be given for students to work and send back to the Master for correction and feedback.

Certificates to all participants from the Master and a special video message to the top 2 participants who ‘aced the masterclass’.


For who

Intermediate level players who want to up their game

Anyone who is considering music as a profession and/or is getting ready to join music school

Who who need a good foundation that can be applied to different styles

Prior training in contemporary Western music is preferred


Prep work

Basic theory of how harmony functions, although these will be briefly touched upon in the class. However, a proper understanding of the following concepts will help. 

1. Interval 

2. The major scale 

3. How triads and 7th chords are formed 

4. Ear training - The ability to sing/ recognise intervals. 


About the Master

Through a luminous 35 year long career, Sanjay has worked with artists such as Angelique Kidjo, Carlos Santana, Dave Weckl, Louis Johnson, Dumazz and Sambaguru among others.

He also collaborated with A.R. Rahman on the Danny Boyle movie “127 Hours” that won ‘Best Original Score’, the OST for the movie “Woman on Top” and has also scored for the movie ‘Leela’ by Somnath Sen which won a Special Jury Award at Toronto Reel World Film Festival.

Sanjay's quest has brought him face to face with legends, visionaries and doyens. Sanjay is a part of the hugely successful supergroup CROSSCURRENTS led by Zakir Hussain and featuring stalwarts such as Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Shankar Mahadevan, Louiz Banks and Gino Banks.

Sanjay leads three diverse ensembles, Sanjay Divecha & Secret, MERKABA, and his Trio.


www.sanjaydivecha.com

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