Play Jazz Weekend
An exciting weekend consisting of structured workshops in small groups led by experienced professional jazz musicians and teachers. This annual weekend course takes place on the second bank holiday weekend in May, at the Wiltshire Music Centre . Rachel Kerry is the Course Director.
Bath Community Bigband
A local bigband that rehearses on the Newton Park Campus at Bath Spa University every Wednesday. Tutor Ralf Dorrell.
South Cotswold Jazz Jam
Jazz Jams from 8pm, once a month (every second Friday in 2018) at Under The Edge Arts, The Chipping Hall, GL12 7AD, Wotton-under-Edge. Free entry, donations welcome, bar open, PA provided. Bringing the benefit of jazz as an art form to the local community and to multiple levels of ability. All instruments/vocalists are welcome. If you want to come and just listen that is fine too.
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Rapport Falmouth Jazz Workshop, Annual Summer School (August), is a five day course for instrumentalists and vocalists seeking to develop their jazz playing skill and experience with a first-class team of tutors. The course is open to people from a wide range of backgrounds and experience – from beginner to advanced – and offers the opportunity to learn and explore new and varied techniques as well as discovering new repertoire.
The five day course offers a comprehensive range of learning and playing opportunities, from instrumental tuition through to small and large ensemble group sessions covering: rhythm, harmony, improvisation, comping, soloing, rehearsal, performance, and the vital ingredients of confidence and fun!
The course is equipped to host members with wide range of interests, backgrounds, and needs including; residential or course only; easy access; mixed age from 14 years old, with full time pastoral care provision for under 18’s; fantastically well-equipped purpose built practice, rehearsal and performance music studios; special evening sessions at a nearby local venue; all set with a spacious green campus, and just round the corner from the beautiful south-west Cornwall coast.
Great price: £399 course only (£199 under 18 students). Bursary places available. For more info email: JAZZWORKSHOP@EN-RAPPORT.ORG