Current Programme

Please always check this online schedule 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 at the Meadows Community Centre and are from 11.00 until 1.30 unless otherwise indicated. See here for more details on how to find us.

Click on the icon in the listings below to view what the tutor did previously at the jazz coop.

January 2017
7 Jim Rattigan: French Horn
14 Pete Lemer: Pianist and composer.
21 Roger Beaujolais: Good vibes and advice from our favourite Roger. AGM to follow this: your chance to have your say.
28 Martin Hathaway: Excellent teaching from former head of Guildhall jazz department.
February 2017
4 Jamie Leeming: Excellent teaching from this guitarist
11 Dave O’Higgins: Amazing tenor saxophonist and international jazz star
18 Sam Bullard: sax stylings and harmonic tips
25 Buster Birch: Great jazz educator and drummer
March 2017
4 Vijay Prakash: Ex-Cambridge jazz trombonist and teacher
11 Matt Anderson: subtle tenor sax and improvisational advice
18 Vasilis Xenopoulos: Speedy return for excellent young tenor sax stylist
25 Clark Tracey: Drummer extraordinaire
April 2017
1 James Brady: young London based trumpeter
8 Steve Lodder: One of the UK’s finest jazz pianists
15 No Coop: Easter bank holiday weekend
22 Ross Stanley: NEW! Amazing pianist/keyboardist
29 Alex Hutton: Top pianistic tips from this excellent tutor
May 2017
6 Martin Shaw: NEW! Top trumpeter
13 Andrea Vicari: a coop favourite – pianist, composer and drummer
20 Buster Birch: Excellent jazz educator and drummer; a great communicator
27 Sam Bullard: sax stylings, harmonic tips and encouragement
June 2017
3 Sam Miles: NEW!! local sax virtuoso
10 Tommaso Starace: Italian alto and soprano sax supremo
17 Roger Beaujolais: cool vibes
24  Brandon Allan: top tenor sax tutoring
September 2017
2 Gareth Lockrane: flautist extraordinaire
9 Mike Gorman: superb keyboardist 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 Ross Stanley: After a great visit in April, a quick return for the amazing pianist/keyboardist
November 2017
4 Buster Birch: Excellent jazz educator and drummer; a great communicator
11 Cambridge International Jazz Festival
18 Cambridge International Jazz Festival
25 Cambridge International Jazz Festival
December 2017
2 Martin Shaw: Top trumpeter
9 Jamie Leeming: Excellent teaching from this guitarist
16 Martin Hathaway: Excellent teaching from former head of Guildhall jazz department
23 No Session.
30 No Session.

Click for 2018’s Programmes.