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.