Category Archives: For adult students

How can I get more solos in jazz band?

By Saul Richardson, University of Sydney. May 2016. Learning jazz and playing jazz at school [...]

Faking It: Real Books and how to use them

By Saul Richardson. You are not meant to play most Fake Book/Real Book tunes exactly [...]


2015 combos now enrolling

Do you play an instrument? Would you or your child age 8+ like to join [...]

Jazz Camp in LA

All ages, Any instrument, Families and Groups welcome. For the first time Jazz Camp is [...]

Teaching Modes: a useful method

  By Saul Richardson. In this article I will compare two different ways of presenting [...]

Good jazz tunes for beginners

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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 [...]

Exam success

In 2012 we at Jazz Workshop Australia started offering formal examinations in jazz performance for our students. [...]


Jazz Improvisation: What matters most?

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