Category Archives: Advice

Building a great band: Part 1 for students and parents

Achieving excellence in jazz band performance By Saul Richardson: Principal at Jazz Workshop Australia, Lecturer [...]

Building a great band part 2: for directors

Achieving excellence in jazz band performance By Saul Richardson: Principal at Jazz Workshop Australia, Lecturer [...]

Richardson to adjudicate at Yamaha 2012

JWA Principal Saul Richardson will once again be adjudicating jazz ensembles (stage bands/big bands) at [...]

Buying instruments, a short guide

Every musical instrument comes in cheap as well as expensive models. You can also buy [...]

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Buying a Drum Kit: a short guide

  Buying a drum kit. If you’re thinking about getting a drum kit for yourself [...]

Excellent HSC Results for 2011 plus advice on getting high marks

Results for the 2011 Higher School Certificate exam are out, and all the  Jazz Workshop Australia [...]

Choosing a good jazz piece for HSC Performance

(updated 2019) Here is a short guide to choosing the best pieces to play for [...]

Getting back into music: Part two

Part Two: Lessons and Teachers This is the second and final part of my guide [...]

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Getting back into music as an adult Part 1: Instruments

How to get started learning music or get back into music after a long break. [...]

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