Jazz Blowers is a weekly gathering of wind players who have a passion for modern jazz. This friendly and informative group meets every Tuesday 7pm-9pm at The Hurworth Grange Community Centre, 41 Hurworth Road, Hurworth Place, Darlington, County Durham DL2 2BN.
Jazz Blowers is open to any brass and woodwind players who are of a grade 5 and above ability who want to improve their improvising skills.
All music is provided along with the backing tracks you need for private practise.
Jazz Blowers have regular Jazz evenings using a live rhythm section (Piano,Bass & Drums) to back the soloists. These nights offer the participants the opportunity to play live and gain confidence in front of a friendly receptive audience.
Course leader Steve Bone has a very positive and encouraging outlook towards helping each musician develop their creative playing.
Steve has been a professional musician for 25 years, working in bands playing woodwind (saxophone,clarinet & flute).
Steve also works as music teacher in North Yorkshire, County Durham & Cleveland.
Steve teaches LCM grades 1-8 and the higher diploma levels on Sax, Clarinet & Flute.
Steve holds the following qualifications,
CTABRSM, Cert GSMD & LGSMD.
Each 2 hour session costs £8.00 which is payable termly in advance.
The only weekly jazz improvising workshop
in the north east of England.
Keeping the creative jazz tradition alive is our goal & passion.
Tim Garland masterclass 15th December @7pm. Only 20 places available for this event. email to book your place now! £20 per person.
Jazz Blowers Autumn term starts on Tuesday 8th September until Tuesday 8th December with a break for two weeks from Tuesday 20th October. We have spaces for only 2 new players at present, If you are interested please email first using the email link button at the top of this page.
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