Category Archives: Improvisation

New combo for beginners

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

Why you need more than just big band

From time to time we meet young musicians who are about to finish high school [...]

Just Have Fun?

Sometimes well-meaning teachers will tell you that “the most important thing is that you just [...]

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 [...]

Improvisation workshop these holidays

The next school holiday improvisation workshop will be Monday 23 September – Tuesday 8. It [...]

Improvising with scales: a useful way for beginners

by Saul Richardson. The traditional way of teaching and talking about scales is to play [...]