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.

January 2018
6 Alan Barnes: A speedy return for this superb saxophonist
13 NEW! Freddie Gavita: Award-winning young trumpeter
20 Vijay Prakash: trombonings from a great teacher and player
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 Leon Stenning: Groovy Australian guitarist. NEW!
24 Rob Barron: NEW! Wonderful pianist/keyboardist,(in place of Ross Stanley).
31 EASTER: NO Session
April 2018
7 B. D. Lenz:  American guitarist making a return visit. Cancelled – come along and we’ll be playing the tunes he gave us anyway.
14 Steve Lodder: One of the UK’s finest jazz pianists
21 Roger Beaujolais: Top improvisation tips from this master vibraphonist
28 Mike Gorman: Superb keyboarding and harmonic tips
May 2018
5 Alex Hutton: Great pianist, great tutor.
12 Matt Anderson: Fresh ideas from a contemporary saxophonist
19 Sam Miles: Local sax genius
26 Vijay Prakash: trombonings from a great teacher and player
June 2018
2 Ralph Wyld: vibraphone wizard
9 Raph Clarkson: Trombonist and leader of ‘The Dissolute Society’.
16 Martin Hathaway: Excellent teaching from top saxophonist and  former head of Guildhall jazz department
23 Andrea Vicari: Professor of piano at Trinity/Laban
30  Pete Lemer: a wonderful pianist
July 2018
7 Holiday Break until October: No Jazz Coop
14 Holiday Break
21 Holiday Break
28 Holiday Break
August 2018
4 Holiday Break
11 Holiday Break
18 Holiday Break
25 Holiday Break
September 2018
1 Holiday Break
8 Holiday Break
15 Holiday Break
22 Holiday Break
29 Holiday Break
October 2018
6  Twentieth anniversary of the start of CJC
13 Twentieth anniversary of the start of CJC:

Alan Barnes. A welcome return for this superb saxophonist

20 Steve Lodder: One of the UK’s finest jazz pianists
27 Sam Bullard: superlative  saxings
November 2018
3 Martin Hathaway: Excellent teaching from top saxophonist and  former head of Guildhall jazz department
10 Roger Beaujolais: Top Jazz ideas from this master vibraphonist
17 possible Cambridge Jazz Festival workshop: watch this space!
24 possible Cambridge Jazz Festival workshop: watch this space!
December 2018
1 TBC
8 TBC
15 TBC
22 Christmas break: no session
29 Christmas break: no session