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10th Anniversary Concert

  JWA 10th Anniversary Concert Monday 28 August Chatswood RSL Club auditorium (Victoria St, Chatswood) 6:15pm. Free entry. Meals & drinks available. Families and kids welcome. Who’s performing? All our students have been invite to perform including everyone taking private lessons and all our combos. Jazz Workshop Australia is ten years old this year, 2017. […]

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Just a quick update

Hi there, it’s been a while since we got a chance to post anything here, so a quick update is probably in order. At the end of 2015 six students from our program got full-time places in the very competitive jazz course at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (University of Sydney) with a seventh getting into the […]

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Alumni of Jazz Workshop Australia

Here are some of our alumni. This is only the people who’ve gone on to do jazz at university or professionally, not the countless others who learnt a lot and found pleasure in playing music. Those things are very important too. Have we missed you? Let us know. Recent alumni: JWA students who successfully auditioned for […]

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2015 combos now enrolling

Do you play an instrument? Would you or your child age 8+ like to join a jazz band where you: a) play great music? b) learn how to improvise? c) learn the ways of jazz? d) play with other like-minded, enthusiastic and talented musicians? e) progress through a program with one of the best track […]

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Farewell Greg Burgett

After four years with the JWA faculty Greg Burgett, one of our piano teachers, is moving on to take up a full time classroom music teaching position. This has been a long-term ambition of his, and he has been doing post-graduate study over the last couple of years. Greg has been a terrific teacher with […]

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Saul’s ultra marathon result

Saul Richardson (JWA Principal, guitar/bass/combo teacher & SYJO chief conductor) successfully completed the Sri Chinmoy Australian 24 hour track championships race over the weekend, Saturday June 23 – Sunday June 24. He walked a total of 128.856 km in 24 hours at Blacktown International Sportspark, where overnight temperature dropped as low as minus 3 ° […]

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Tour Band 2012 video

Here is a clip of the 2012 tour band performing at the Frank Collymore Hall in Bridgetown, Barbados in January this year. The tune is Flight Of the Foo Birds by Neal Hefti. Soloists are Tyaan Singh (alto), Scott Temby (tumpet), Jono Savery (tenor) and Jamie Bullman (drums).

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