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Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane Duo

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Joshua Hyde Library, 306 Main St, Sturbridge, MA

Sponsored by the Friends of Joshua Hyde Library and free to the public.

An hour and a half performance including anecdotal history from each seminal composition and its composer ranging from the Roaring 20’s of Swing, the Brazilian Jazz Era, Modal Styles, and contemporary compositions from the likes of Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea.

Laura Ramsey & the GROOVETrane

Private Corporate Event, Boston, MA

Dec9

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Dec2

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Nov25

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Nov18

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Nov11

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Express Yourself! Songwriting

Richard Sugden Library, 8 Pleasant St, Spencer, MA 01368

Part 1 FREE to the Public as sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Pre registration is requested. Call 508-885-7513.

Participants will be lead through songwriting exercises by Laura with access to ask questions/advice before Part 2.

Nov4

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Oct28

7-Week Songwriters In the Round

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem St, Worcester, MA

October 28 Week 1 Intro & Inspiration Teaser Laura Ramsey, founding teacher of The Meditative School of Music and band leader of the award winning band Laura Ramsey & the Groove Trane will perform 3 original songs and help participants set attainable goals for each participant

November 4 - Week 2 Scales - Major vs Minor Tonality & Fluidity

WEEK OFF IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS DAY

November 18- Week 3 Harmony - Common chord progressions

November 25 - Week 4 Song Forms - Lyrical content and literary devices in song

December 2 - Week 5 Survey of Styles - Latin, Blues, Pop/Rock/Rap - Defining moments for each style

December 9 - Week 6 Music Technology & Social Media - Getting your music out there

December 16 - Participant Performances

Oct18

Private Event