Jazz and Hip Hop In the Mix | SFJAZZ

Jazz and Hip Hop In the Mix

Michael Aaberg

Hip Hop producer, keyboardist and bandleader Michael Aaberg returns to explore the musical connections and techniques for remixing jazz into hip-hop idioms. In this workshop, Michael will deconstruct the process of creating beats using jazz samples, and explore the hip hop classics as well as the source material. Using Ableton Live, students will create original pieces utilizing source material by classic and modern jazz artists, and adapt passages from standard jazz repertoire to create new work.

Students can use our in-house computers and are also welcome to bring their own laptops with Ableton 9 installed. No experience required. Ideal for Intermediate to advanced level musicians; experience with Ableton Live recommended.