JazzSmart Big Band Concert 2019

JazzSmart Big Band Concert 2019

We had a great time at the Forest Arts Centre, New Milton on Monday December 16th when we played for our end of year concert. The band really rose to the occasion and performed brilliantly!
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The JazzSmart Big Band (JSBB)

The JazzSmart Big Band (JSBB)

Rehearsals take place at New Forest Arts Centre, New Milton. The band is open to ages 12 to 80+ with a minimum sight-reading ability of grade 5 standard. Come and join the fun, run by experienced band leader and saxophonist James Rawlinson.

Jazz Improvisation Workshop

Jazz Improvisation Workshop

23rd / 24th May 2020 – Jazz Improvisation Workshop, open to various instruments, ages and ability! There is the opportunity to have beginner, intermediate and advanced sessions using the qualified tutors available. Lead by Dan Mar-Molinero.

Derek Nash Saxophone Weekend

Derek Nash Saxophone Weekend

22nd / 23rd August 2020 – Two day pop / jazz saxophone & rhythm and blues workshop. This is a fantastic opportunity for sax players to work with one of the UK’s top saxophonists, leader of the award-winning Sax Appeal and featured member of the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra.

Naomi Sullivan Saxophone Workshop

Naomi Sullivan Saxophone Workshop

17th / 18th October 2020 – NEW for 2020, a saxophone workshop with Naomi Sullivan, head of saxophone at the excellent Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. We welcome Naomi Sullivan to JazzSmart in 2020, for what promises to be a fantastic weekend of learning all about the saxophone. Take your saxophone playing to the next level!