Fernando Jones’ Blues Camp International

Sunday, July 5 to Friday, July 10, 2020

Columbia College Chicago Music Center | 1014 S Michigan Avenue | Info@BluesKids.com

 

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Blues Kids Foundation

in partnership with The Music Center at Columbia College Chicago

Presents 

Fernando Jones’ 11th Annual International Blues Camp

Blues Camp Chicago Sunday, July 5 to Friday, July10, 2020

Columbia College Chicago's Music Center

1014 S, Michigan Avenue | Chicago, Illinois 60605 | (312) 369-3229

FJ's Jan. 16, 2020 NAMM Lecture Slides | Latest News Clip Video

Youth student musicians ages 12 to 18 will learn and perform Chicago style influenced Blues in a structured program with like minded others under the tutelage of qualified and internationally traveled instructors. Placement is for intermediate and advanced level vocalists and instrumentalist (all instruments welcome). Band slots are limited and entry is competitive. For details and updates visit BluesKids.com/Chicago. Click here for the placement application. Here are the Kennedy Center ArtsEdge Standards we use.

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Saturday, May 30th

Blues Kids Foundation's Spring Blues Camp Fundraiser

Chicago Federation of Musicians

656 West Randolph Street • 2W | Chicago

4P to 10P (Doors open at 2:30P)

Parking Options: 640 West Washington Blvd. Enter Zone Number 1506

Put address into your GPS/Waze/Google, etc.; Parking Lot - 1 block South of the venue at the corner of Jefferson Street (driving South); & on Washington Blvd. (driving East). Enter parking lot on Jefferson if driving South & on Washington if driving East.

Choice #2

Parking on Randolph Street: 500 and 600 West blocks of Randolph Street (driving direction goes West).

Choice #3

Street Parking on Lake Street: 500 and 600 East blocks of Lake Street (driving direction goes East).

Saturday, June 27th

Fundraiser of the Year

All parents/guardians, donors, family members and Blues Kids are welcome.

4:00PM - 9:00PM ($40) Logan Center for the Arts | 915 E. 60th Street

Monday, July 6th

Bring A Smile & Make A New Friend Day

We welcome our local, national and international friends.

Click here to watch a video on Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago | Music Center | 1014 S Michigan Avenue | (312) 369-3229

Schedule 

8:00AM - Welcome to Blues Camp

8:30AM to 8:40AM - Morning Assembly / Roll Call, Parent/Guardian Orientation (Concert Hall)

8:45AM to 11:30AM - Ensemble Sessions

11:40P - Special Guest

Noon - Lunch Snack

12:30PM - Dismissal

Guardians to join the band email us at: FloyliceLawnicki@Comcast.net

Tuesday, July 7th

Picture Day

Columbia College Chicago | Music Center | 1014 S Michigan Avenue | (312) 369-3229

Schedule

8:00AM - Welcome to Blues Camp

8:00AM to 8:25AM - Blues Kids' Morning Jam (Concert Hall)

8:05AM to 8:25AM - Healthy Morning Snacks (Outside)

8:30AM to 8:40AM - Morning Assembly / Roll Call (Concert Hall / Everyone)

Special Guest: Dr. Sims will give a vocal warm up exercise.

8:45AM to 11:15AM - Ensemble Sessions

9:00AM to 10:00AM - Vocalist Workshop with Dr. H. Steven Sims & Jan Potter Reed

Dr. H. Steven Sims is a laryngologist and director of the Chicago Institute for Voice Care. He will present an overview of how the voice works, what can happen when you use it improperly, and things you can do to take care of your voice.  Jan Potter Reed is a Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in voice. She will do a vocal warmup with the entire group and, later, present fun ways to warm up and condition your voice.

11:00AM to 11:45AM - Blues Mama and Blues Daddy Rehearsal

11:20AM to 11:30AM - Special Guest: Jeff Peek, Guitar Program Director, Whitney Young High School

11:30AM - Dismissal

Bring lunch if you have allergies or a special diet.

 Field Trip 

Mandatory Performance

11:45AM - Bus Departures for South Shore Cultural Center (Outdoors. If it rains we will be inside.)

Group Photo - 1:30PM

1:30PM to 4:30PM - Blues Kids and Blues Mamas & Daddies perform

Wednesday, July 8th

Blues Kids Wear Your Favorite Blues Camp T-Shirt Day

Columbia College Chicago | Music Center | 1014 S Michigan Avenue | (312) 369-3229

Schedule

8:00AM - Welcome to Blues Camp

8:00AM to 8:25AM - Blues Kids' Morning Jam (Concert Hall)

8:05AM to 8:25AM - Healthy Morning Snacks (Outside)

8:30AM to 8:40AM - Morning Assembly / Roll Call (Concert Hall / Everyone)

8:45AM to 11:15AM - Ensemble Sessions

11:20AM to 11:30A Special Guest from Shure

11:30AM - Dismissal

10:00AM to 10:45AM - Parent Workshop: "My Child's Career Path as a Pro Musician" with Mr. Jones

11:00AM to 12:00PM - Blues Mama and Blues Daddy Rehearsal

 Field Trip 

Mandatory Performance 

11:30AM - Dismissal (Parents/Guardians pick up your Blues Kid)

5:30PM - Arrive at Reggie's Rock Club, 2109 S State Street

7:00PM to 10PM - Blues Camp Concert | All Ages Show & Open To The Public $10 Cover

Blues Kids and Blues Mamas & Daddies perform at Reggie's Rock Club.

Thursday, July 9th

Bring a Friend to School Day | White Party

Columbia College Chicago | Music Center | 1014 S Michigan Avenue | (312) 369-3229

Schedule

8:00AM - Welcome to Blues Camp

8:00AM to 8:25AM - Blues Kids' Morning Jam (Concert Hall)

8:05AM to 8:25AM - Healthy Morning Snacks (Outside)

8:30AM to 8:40AM - Morning Assembly / Roll Call (Concert Hall / Everyone)

8:45AM to 11:15AM - Ensemble Sessions

11:00AM to 11:45AM - Blues Mama and Blues Daddy Rehearsal

11:15AM to 11:25AM - Special Guest: Bruce Iglauer, President of Alligator Records

11:30AM - Dismissal Dismissal / Depart for Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue

 Field Trip 

Mandatory Performance

Navy Pier

Annual White Party. (Wear your best white outfit and your favorite hat and enter the "Best Hat Contest")

1:30PM - Parade Procession

1:45PM to 3:30PM - Blues Kids Concert

4:00PM to 5:30PM - Fernando Jones & My Band!, Blues Mamas & Daddies, Blues Kids Concert

5:30PM - Blues Kids and Blues Mamas & Daddies perform at Navy Pier

Friday, July 10th

Show What You Know Day

Columbia College Chicago | Music Center | 1014 S Michigan Avenue | (312) 369-3229

Schedule

8:00AM - Welcome to Blues Camp

8:00AM to 8:25AM - Blues Kids' Morning Jam (Concert Hall)

8:05AM to 8:25AM - Healthy Morning Snacks (Outside)

8:30AM to 8:40AM - Morning Assembly / Roll Call (Concert Hall / Everyone)

8:45AM to 10:30AM - Ensemble Sessions

10:45AM - Depart to Columbia College Chicago Student Center, 700 S Wabash.

Noon to 4:00P - Concert

Basic & Charts

Charts for educational purposes at Blues Camp. Not for transfer or sale.

Chicago Lesson Plan

Chicago (Has Got Everything You Need) Score

Chicago - Trombone

Chicago - Trumpet Bb

Chicago - Trumpet Bb #2

Chicago - Trombone

Chicago - Bass Line

Chicago - Violin

Chicago - Chicago - Alto Sax

Chicago - Baritone Sax

Other songs for the horn Ensemble 2020

Rescue Me - Master Rhythm

Rescue Me - Horns in Bb

Rescue Me - Horns in Eb

Rescue Me - in C

Thrill is Gone - Violin

Thrill is Gone - Cello

Thrill is Gone - Bass

Thrill is Gone - Strings

Uptown Funk - Alto Sax, Trumpet, Trombone

At Last - Cello and Violin

BluesLoops Bass & Guitar Video

BluesLoops Bass Lines (For Practice)

BluesLoops Guitar Lines (For Practice)

BluesLoops Piano Lines (For Practice)

BluesLoops Drums For (Practice)