Led by Dawn Clement, one of Seattle's jazz luminaries, this ensemble will work on challenging jazz standards and explore advanced improvisation concepts. Open to one each of piano, guitar, bass, and drums, and multiple melody instruments Guided rehearsals with individual attention Acoustic piano, drumset and amp provided Play in final performance Seats are limited and filled by audition. Required Proficiencies -Ability to play at moderately fast tempos, BPM=180 and higher. -Comfort with various straight eighth and swing feels. -Abilitiy to improvise eighth-note "line" melodies. -Pitched Instruments—Scale knowledge (in all keys) for at least major, harmonic minor, and blues scales. -Pitched Instruments—Harmonic knowledge of chord construction (in all keys) for major 7th, major 6th, major 7th b5, minor 7th, minor 6th, minor 7th b5, minor major 7th, dominant 7th, dom 7th sus 4, dom 7th b9, altered dom 7th, diminished 7th, augmented 7th.