Cambridge Online Jazz Courses
Created with support from Cambridgeshire Music and John Lewis we have designed monthly online jazz courses where participants will receive regular tuition, masterclasses and individual feedback as well as being a part of the Cambridgeshire Virtual Jazz Ensemble!
Who are the courses for?
The courses is open to participants of all ages and abilities who are interested in playing jazz/funk/pop/soul music.
What do I need?
Instrument and phone/computer
Learn how to play in jazz/funk/pop styles
Grow your confidence and technique
When are the Courses?
The courses last for 4 weeks and there is a 1 week break between. It is possible to join a course late and we can also set you some challenges whilst you wait for the next course to start! The courses are designed to fit around your schedule.
Upcoming Course start dates:
6th July 2020
10th August 2020
14th September 2020
19th October 2020
23rd November 2020
How Much does it cost?
These projects have been very heavily subsidised and all profits will be going into the jazz festival's education scheme.
Under 18s - £5/week (£20/project)
Over 18s - £15/week (£60/project)
There are some scholarships available for those who need them. Please enquire for more details about this.
These courses will be aimed at both intermediate and advanced players.
The course will run in monthly projects.
Each week you will receive
- Online lesson from the tutors (both intermediate and advanced)
- Tailored, individual feedback on your weekly challenge which we will be asking to you to send to us.
- Sheet music and worksheets to help with practice
We will be providing regular content and individual contact time for all participants.
It is a great chance to learn how to play in a wide range of styles and develop all aspects of your playing and musicianship.
Video Lesson 1: How to play the project song (intermediate and advanced)
Sheet Music, practice exercises handout
Play Along tracks
Large ensemble sheet music with accompanying backing tracks
Individual feedback on week 1 challenge
Jazz Etude with accompanying video and playalong track
Individual feedback on week 2 challenge
Online video lessons (intermediate and advanced)
Individual feedback on week 3 challenge
Published video of the virtual jazz ensemble performance
Guest tutor online video lesson
For more information or to sign up please