Winter Jazz Course
18–21 February 2020
Ipswich School Music Dept, Holly Road, Ipswich IP1 3QN


Do you enjoy playing an instrument or singing and want to get to grips with jazz? Or are you a more advanced player who wants to delve into more detail?

Then the Suffolk Jazz School is for you!  We are repeating our popular and aclaimed four-day course for intermediate and advanced players and singers in purpose-built premises taught by our top quality team of tutors. Minimum age 16. No maximum age!

Tutors include: George Double (drums and musical director), Derek Nash (horns), Chris Ingham (keyboard and piano), Chris Allard (guitar), Jose Canha (bass), Paul Higgs (trumpet) and Joanna Eden (vocals) plus guest tutors. Read more about our tutors.

Sign up via this website. 


The course includes:

  • Playing jazz standards in small groups (sheet music will be available in advance from this website in the New Year)
  • Instrumental and vocal tuition
  • Four days tuition
  • Jazz harmony, rhythm and theory
  • Improvisation
  • Jam sessions

Based at the Ipswich School Music School, Holly Road, Ipswich. Course runs 10.00 –16.00 each day with jam sessions from 9.00. The course is non-residential and includes a public performance on Friday evening at St Peter’s by the Waterfront Arts Centre, College Street, Ipswich, IP4 1BF to show your new skills in a live performance at a professional venue as well as a jam session at a local pub. There is also a public concert by the tutors on the first day.

Course Fees: £290 (we can accept payments by instalments – please ask)
For Enquiries: Neil Bateman: 07798 783574 or 01473 251100 or