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Jon Arkin Online Class: Jazz Drum Style Deep Dive — Elvin Jones and Tony Williams

April 5, 2023 @ 6:00 pm


Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30pm
4/5 – 5/31 (9 weeks)

Immerse yourself in the drumming styles of two of the most influential jazz drummers of all time: Elvin Jones and Tony Williams. In this course, we will explore the unique approaches and techniques of these jazz giants, gaining a deeper understanding of their contributions to the evolution of jazz drumming. Through the analysis of classic recordings and live performances, students will learn about the rhythmic concepts, soloing techniques, and musicality that made Elvin Jones and Tony Williams such exceptional and influential drummers. By drawing on their insights and approaches, we’ll develop techniques and concepts to apply to our own drumming.

To register, follow this link to the CJC’s website.

Please note: All Listed Classes and Workshops are Pacific Time. This course will be conducted live via video conferencing. A computer or other device with a webcam and microphone and a reliable internet connection is required. Log-in information will be sent to students before the first class meeting!


April 5, 2023
6:00 pm