Archive | April 2013

LAMA Float at the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade!



We’ve got a float at the Pasadena Doo Dah Parade today! Feat. Raw Sky (recent LAMA grads). Magic Carpet Ride is the theme of our float…

-LAMA Staff

LAMA Artist Showcase Tonight!


Tonight, at The Mint in Los Angeles — our big annual LAMA artist showcase! We hope to see you there. You can email Iris @ lama [dot] edu for the FREE LAMA student/alumni guest list.  Full lineup and info on The Mint are below! You can also visit the event page on our Facebook.

Featuring Karmic, The Velvet Teaparty, and Micha Ciselle

Tickets available for purchase here.

(18+ only)

7:00 PM – Door Opens

7:30 PM – Karmic

8:15 PM – The Velvet Teaparty

9:00 PM – Micha Ciselle

-LAMA Staff

Why Study at LAMA: Key Kim Edition

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Key Kim

Korean bassist Key Kim talks about why he chose to study bass at LAMA College for Music Professionals, and what typical life is like in the bass department (video is in Korean with English subtitles). Check out more student videos, LAMA instruction lessons and student and alumni performances on our channel here:

-LAMA Staff

Video Quick Tip: Altered Dominant Chords


In this new quick tip video, brought to you by LAMA College for Music Professionals, Guitar Department Chair Jody Fisher discusses how to use altered dominant chords, focusing on altered fifths. Any questions? 🙂

-LAMA Staff

LAMA Students Visit GrooveWorx Studios


Several very lucky LAMA students enjoyed a very wonderful experience recently, via a trip facilitated by LAMA Artist Development Director Dorian Holley. Students were invited to visit famed studio GrooveWorx (Santa Monica-based haven for some of the most notable talent in the music business including: Pink, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Daughtry, Norah Jones and more). Students were able to attend a recording session with drummer Matt Laug (Alice Cooper, Slash’s Snakepit).

The students on the trip included Jonas Streffer (LAMA drum student), Paul Zewell (LAMA drum student), Jesper Windmar (LAMA music producer student).


-LAMA Staff

LAMA’s Fall 2013 Application Deadline: April 15

Screen shot 2013-04-12 at 12.25.34 PMOnly three more days until April 15th! We’re not talking about the IRS tax deadline…it’s the Fall 2013 application deadline for our bass, drums, guitar, vocals and music producer degrees. We encourage domestic and international students to visit this link for application information, housing options, FAQ and more:

-LAMA Staff

LAMA’s Jerry Watts Exclusive Interview in FBPO

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LAMA’s Bass Department Jerry Watts was featured on For Bass Players Only, doing an exclusive interview with writer Jon Liebman. Watts chats about his musical upbringing, playing bass, LAMA and his first instrument, the accordion! Get the complete lowdown, here:

-LAMA Staff

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