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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Stratford, ON

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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Stratford, ON


Thursday, March 7 | 7:00pm
The Art of Live Looping with Jacob Moon​

Over his 20 years on the road, Roots musician Jacob Moon has played for RUSH, Marillion, and Gordon Lightfoot.  Come join us as Jason shares strategies for being an effective 'live looper', and demonstrates how students can unlock their own creativity using the BOSS RC 300 and other popular looping pedals. His performance will include originals and covers orchestrated with a combination of musical taste and technical wizardry. If you've ever wondered how looping can take your solo or band project to the next level, this clinic is for you.
Please RSVP to Paul at pshowler@long-mcquade.com.

Thursday, March 28 | 6:30pm
Meet the Composer - Christopher Norton

World renowned composer Christopher Norton will be on hand to give a general overview of his publications and to answer any questions you may have. Christopher Norton began composing at the age of 14, and by the age of 16 had an orchestral work performed and broadcasted.

In 1983, Christopher Norton was signed by Boosey & Hawkes, and the first of the Microjazz series appeared. The series has expanded over 20 years to include music for all of the major instruments with piano, ensemble books, and midi file backings. It is now the biggest selling music series for Boosey & Hawkes, with over a million sales to date. The success of Microjazz was followed by many other award-winning publications for Boosey & Hawkes including the Essential Guides to Pop, Latin and Jazz Styles, the Big Beats playalong series, and more.

Christopher Norton is now well established as a composer, producer, arranger and educationalist. He has written stage musicals, ballet scores, piano music, popular songs and orchestral music as well as jingles and signature tunes for TV and radio. He lectures all over the world on aspects of his work. He has also found time to produce huge numbers of albums for the gospel market, with releases worldwide selling in excess of 1,000,000 units.
Please RSVP to Paul at pshowler@long-mcquade.com.

Location: Stratford 145 Erie Street    Phone: (519) 271-9102
Fee: FREE!