When: 27th – 29th April 2018
Where: GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY, WREXHAM

IMPROVE YOUR JAZZ GUITAR SKILLS AT THIS GREAT VALUE EVENT!

WHO’S IT FOR?

Whether you’re a gigging jazz guitarist or new to the art of playing jazz, provided you know your way around the guitar fingerboard this course is for you!

Five 2 hour workshops with internationally renowned tutors.

A choice of two levels of tuition. Topics covered include performance, accompaniment, chord melody and improvisation.

Group A:
Hands-on tuition sessions, i.e. for students who wish to learn in a playing situation.

Group B:
Tuition sessions for students who need help in basic skills.

Lunchtime jam sessions, backed by bass and drums.

GUEST TUTOR: RANDY JOHNSTON

In addition to his 12 albums as a leader Randy Johnston has toured and played with some of the most acclaimed names in jazz including Lionel Hampton, Etta Jones and Lonnie Smith, and has been a regular member of the Lou Donaldson Quartet for the last 17 years. An accomplished educator, he has taught music at many renowned establishments including New York University, the Hartt School of Music in Hartford Connecticut and the University of Miami.

More info: randyjohnston.net

RESIDENT TUTOR: TREFOR OWEN

Premier Welsh jazz guitarist. Among the UK’s finest jazz educators.
“Trefor believes in demystifying jazz guitar, teaching his students what is important, and demonstrating that simplicity often wins the day”

More info on this website.

NEW FEATURE – MASTERCLASS BY ADRIAN INGRAM
FOR GROUP A ONLY.

When: Saturday afternoon, 2 – 4pm.

Widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the jazz guitar, Adrian is a renowned player, teacher and author of several books including ‘Wes Montgomery’ and ‘The Gibson L5: Its History and Players’.

More info: adrianingram.com

Pricing

ALL THE ABOVE FOR ONLY £120, Concessions £110.
(Concessionary rate applies to State Pensioners, Registered Disabled, UB40’s, Students’ Union Members and School Children)
Special rate for NWJS members (fully paid up on date of booking) £115.
£50 deposit, (non-refundable), on booking.
Price includes the Saturday evening concert.
Limited number of places so book early.

Accommodation

Wide choice of reasonably priced accommodation available in Wrexham and the surrounding area.

Accommodation is also available at Glyndwr University. The rooms are £40 per night, room only. To book please contact accommodation@glyndwr.ac.uk or call Sarah Fisher on 01978 293344.

SINCERE THANKS TO THE SPONSORS OF OUR JAZZ GUITAR EVENTS, BARNES AND MULLINS LTD, FOULDS OF DERBY, FRAILERS AND BACK ALLEY MUSIC.

Registered Charity No. 508519 President: Martin Taylor MBE.

IMPROVE YOUR JAZZ GUITAR SKILLS AT THIS GREAT VALUE WEEKEND!
To enrol and for further info. tel. +44 (0)1745 812260, e-mail northwalesjazzsc@aol.com or see www.northwalesjazz.org.uk

Five 2 hour workshops with internationally renowned tutors.
GUEST TUTOR COREY CHRISTIANSEN.
RESIDENT TUTOR TREFOR OWEN.
GUEST MASTERCLASS by ADRIAN INGRAM.

Saturday May 6th – 8.30pm
Concert featuring COREY CHRISTIANSEN, ADRIAN INGRAM, TREFOR OWEN, ANDY HULME (guitars), plus bass and drums.
Where: The CATRIN FINCH CENTRE, Glyndwr University, Wrexham. (Directions)
For further info. tel. 01745 812260, or visit www.northwalesjazz.org.uk