As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic Joni Mitchell masterpiece, Blue, this workshop will delve into the creativity and evolution of Joni Mitchell’s innovative compositions. Considered one of the most important composers of our time, Mitchell has blessed us with her often prophetic, emotional and honest lyrics along with an advanced harmonic sense that put her in the company of iconic musicians like Jaco Pastorious, Charles Mingus, Pat Metheny, James Taylor and more.
The Evolution - Part 1: Explores the music of Joni Mitchell through the years examining her evolution from folk, jazz and other influences. Special attention will be given to her harmonic approach, poetic lyrics and musical relationships. Primarily there will be listening, discussion and conversation regarding her contributions as an honored musical artist. More information here.