Current Programme

Please always check this online schedule or our Facebook page before setting out in case any last-minute change of tutor occurs and check the other pages for further information regarding the Cambridge Jazz Coop if you haven’t been along before! Newcomers, guests and visitors welcome; see About Us and FAQ for more details.

All the activities take place on a Saturday at the Meadows Community Centre and are from 11.00am until 2.00pm unless otherwise indicated. See here for more details on how to find us.

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September 2017
2 Gareth Lockrane: flautist extraordinaire
9 Alan Barnes: superb saxophonist and great teacher.
16 Dave O’Higgins: peerless saxophone
23 Roger Beaujolais: Top improvisation tips from this master vibraphonist
30 Mick Foster: solid jazz advice from this baritone and bass saxophonist
October 2017
7 Alex Hutton: top tips and harmonic suggestions from a brilliant pianist
14 Matt Anderson: subtle tenor sax and improvisational advice
21 Paul Jayasinha: intelligent trumpetings
28 Vasilis Xenopoulos: superb hard-bop tenor sax (stepping in for Ross Stanley)
November 2017
4 Buster Birch: Excellent jazz educator and drummer; a great communicator
11 Raph Clarkson: NEW! Trombonist and leader of ‘The Dissolute Society’.
18 Go to the Cambridge International Jazz Festival website for information regarding their workshops:

25 Choose from the many Cambridge International Jazz Festival workshops! (see above)
December 2017
2 NEW! Simon Allen: Top saxophonist
9 Jamie Leeming: Excellent teaching from this guitarist
16 TBC
23 No Session.
30 No Session.
January 2018
W6 Alan Barnes: A speedy return for this superb saxophonist.
13 Mike Gorman: Superb keyboarding and harmonic tips
20 Vijay Prakash: trombonings
27 Pete Lemer: wonderful pianist

February 2018

3 Sam Miles: Local sax genius
10 Jim Rattigan: French hornings
17 Sam Bullard: saxings
24 Mick Foster: superb teaching from this baritone and bass saxophonist
March 2018
3 Vasilis Xenopoulos: superb hard-bop tenor sax
10 Martin Hathaway: Excellent teaching from former head of Guildhall jazz department
17 Paul Jayasinha: intelligent trumpetings
24 Ross Stanley: Eagerly anticipated  return for the amazing pianist/keyboardist
31 EASTER: NO Session

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