Category Archives: For band directors

An Educator’s Review and Guide to JamKazam for Real-Time Small group Rehearsals and Music Lessons (Part 1).

By Saul Richardson. Recently I’ve been experimenting with the JamKazam platform for playing in real-time [...]


The early music education of Lester Young

Lester Young is the next featured jazz great in our occasional series looking at the [...]


Jazz camp elective classes 2020

The elective activities for our upcoming 2020 Summer Jazz Camp will be: A break from [...]


Some ways that jazz education excludes girls and why this is a problem

By Saul Richardson, 2018. (updated December 2019) Here are some thoughts on some factors that [...]


University auditions success

At the end of last year seven of our students auditioned for various university music [...]

Drum Lessons, lower north shore

Enrol now for lessons in 2018 We have an insanely great drum teacher at JWA, [...]

Matt Baker to teach at Summer Jazz Camp

We are excited to announce that New York Australian expat and acclaimed jazz piano virtuoso [...]

New combo for beginners

From term 3 of this year (2017) we’ll be running a new combo for school-aged [...]