Chris 'Snake' Davis Saxophone Workshop
Chapel Arts

Chris 'Snake' Davis Saxophone Workshop

Sun 4th Jul

This Event Takes Place @ Chapel Arts, Cheltenham (Chapel Arts, Knapp Road (Near St. James Square), Cheltenham. GL50 3QQ)

A hands-on small group workshop with one of the most in-demand rock soul and jazz sax players in the world, Chris ‘Snake’ Davis.

The workshop will cover…

  • Breathing and posture
  • Tone development
  • Expressive playing. Stylistic techniques. Spicing up the notes. (Embellishments, effects)
  • Vibrato
  • The art of playing ballads, slow tunes
  • Improvisation/solo-ing
  • Special requests added if possible, and Q&A

The workshop will be informal, relaxed, no pressure. Maximum of 8 players. Sight-reading not essential. Bring your own instrument and a pencil, and a music stand if you have one but not essential.

Come and join Snake in concert with Robin A. Smith for an unforgettable evening of stunning Soul, Jazz and Blues. 7pm.

ABOUT CHRIS ‘SNAKE’ DAVIS

Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock soul and jazz sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfield’s ‘Change’; M People’s ‘Search For A Hero’ & ‘Moving On Up’; and Take That’s ‘A Million Love Songs’. He has played and recorded with artists including James Brown, Tina Turner, Paul McCartney, The Eurythmics and Amy Winehouse.

As a session player to the stars he has played in arenas and stadiums, but his greatest love is to play in intimate venues – his own music choices with his favourite musicians.

He has presented masterclasses and workshops in the major Music Colleges of the UK and at the Rhythmic Conservatoire in Copenhagen.

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