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Jump Rhythm Technique Class

Monday evenings from 8:00p,m to 9:20pm, this class focuses on engaging students of all ages in the Jump Rhythm Technique. Additional details and registration information are available here: Jump Rhythm Classes  

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JRJP Company Bio

JUMP RHYTHM® Jazz Project (JRJP) is a multiple-Emmy® Award winning performing and teaching company based in Chicago. JUMP RHYTHM celebrates the communal spirit of all jazz-rhythm-based performance – dancing, singing, and story-telling in rhythmically syncopated conversations to the beat-driven sounds … Continue reading

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Exploring the Voice as a Drumbeater

Last week I had the wonderful opportunity to teach a Jump Rhythm company class. As with most experiences teaching, preparing can be a bit nerve wracking as you try to organize all the components of a meaningful and well thought-out … Continue reading

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Jump Rhythm Opening Night

Last night was the opening night of our Fall Season, and the performers, administrators, technicians, board and supporters of Jump Rhythm are so proud and excited for the rest of this weekend’s performances! This is the first show that Jump … Continue reading

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Jump Rhythm Fall Season

We at Jump Rhythm are so excited to be able to share a show with our Chicago audience starting tomorrow!  We’d love to see you there, and here’s a little preview footage from our tech rehearsal on Tuesday night.  Click … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas: Reflections on “Being on the beat”

So I’ll admit that the first time I heard the initial action idea of the Jump Rhythm Technique, I naively assumed that it would be easy. I’ve been an avid fan of music my entire life; a drummer since the … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 1

This fall, we’re going to be exploring Billy’s unique fundamentals of the Jump Rhythm technique, which we call our “Jump Rhythm Technique® Six Action-ideas.”  The first action-idea is at the core of Jump Rhythm Technique®, and the basis of all … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Website!

Hello, and welcome to our blog! We are thrilled about the launch of our new website, which we hope will be an exciting place for our fans, students, and supporters to learn more about our approach. And of course we … Continue reading

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