Category Archives: Advice

Choosing the right music teacher

  Be aware that not every teacher is suited to every student so you should [...]

Don’t be a jerk!

Some Advice for High School and University/College Musicians. You have worked long and hard, over [...]

Jazz Improvisation: What matters most?

By Saul Richardson, Principal at Jazz Workshop Australia. What is most important? Sound, rhythm and [...]

How to choose the right conductor for your school band: Ten tips for finding the best person for the job.

Saul Richardson B.Ed (hons), MACE Principal, Jazz Workshop Australia [box]When looking to hire a conductor [...]


Ballad Thesaurus

Has there ever been a ballad played on a jazz gig that hasn’t been described [...]

Modeling in instrumental music lessons

By Saul Richardson, Princiapl Jazz Workshop Australia. In this article I show why students should [...]

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Presenting a professional performance

As a Jazz Musician By Karen Richards, JWA Director & freelance Events Consultant. Before successful [...]

The Bebop Minor Scale

For young players looking for a scale for improvising in minor keys, the Bebop Minor [...]


Annual concert September 17

The Jazz Workshop Australia annual concert is on the evening of Monday September 17 at [...]

For Advanced Improvisation Students: Some thoughts

8T9F855CGV66 By Saul Richardson, So you have some chops, you can run through some [...]