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 1:30pm unless otherwise indicated. See here for more details on how to find us.

Welcome back from the summer break.

October 2019
5 Alan Barnes: Saxophonist, wit, raconteur and superb jazz teaching
12 Roger Beaujolais: Welcome return of virtuoso vibraphonist, with ideas for improved improvisation
19 Martin Hathaway: top tips from former head of London Guildhall School Jazz Department
26  Sam Bullard: practical improvisational advice from a great saxophonist
November 2019
2 Buster Birch: superb drummer (& now published author of books on improvisation, pentatonics, etc.!)
9 Mick Foster: intelligent, usable ideas from a fine teacher and saxophonist
16 Cambridge Jazz Festival session: see their programme for details
23 Cambridge Jazz Festival session: see their programme for details
30 Jim Rattigan: the UK’s top jazz French Horn exponent
December 2019
7 Alex Hutton: Jazz pianist always sheds new harmonic light
14 Venue not available:

Closed for Christmas

21 Closed for Christmas
28 Closed for Christmas

Welcome back from the Christmas break.

January 2020
4 Closed for New Year break
11 Sam Miles: great advice from our local sax expert
18 T.B.C.
25 T.B.C.
February 2020
1 T.B.C.
8 T.B.C.
15 Shanti Paul Jayasinha: Trumpet and rhythms
22 T.B.C.
29 T.B.C.
March 2020
7 T.B.C.
14 T.B.C.
21 T.B.C.
28 T.B.C.
April 2020
4 Gareth Lockrane: the UK’s pre-eminent jazz flautist, a great teacher, too
11 Closed for EASTER
18 T.B.C.
25 T.B.C.
May 2020
2 T.B.C.
9 T.B.C.
16 T.B.C.
23 Howard Alden: American Guitarist of note. TBC
30 T.B.C.
June 2020
6 T.B.C.
13 T.B.C.
20 T.B.C.
27 T.B.C.