Blogs

JazzSmart 2018 so far…

We are already half way through 2018 and have seen some great courses lead by Andy Scott, Mike Hall & Dan Mar-Molinero. Check the previous workshops tab for more details. We still have 2 courses left for 2018 - Technology...Read More

Andy Scott Manchester 2018

We had a fantastic weekend on the 17th & 18th February 2018 with Andy Scott at The Manchester College. 14 saxophonists, 3 tutors, loads of music, tea, coffee and biscuits! Andy brought some of his arrangements along for us to...Read More

Introduction to Jazz and Improvisation

We have launched something new for 2018. Ever wanted to play jazz and don't know where to start? Then this is for you. Whether you're completely new to jazz or just want to improve your basic skills then come along...Read More

Andy Scott Manchester College Sax Workshop

2017 has signalled the start of something new for JazzSmart; we have moved out an about around the country with our first workshop outing in Manchester. We were based at Manchester College (Shena Simon Campus) which was perfect with its...Read More

Mike Hall June 2016 Workshop

Yet another fantastic workshop with a great bunch of Saxophone players, and one Clarinetist, who was as equally nice ;-) Great solos were played, great advice and wisdom was handed out by Mike Hall who seems to bring something new...Read More

Mike Hall Workshop April 2016

Another great two-day session with Mike Hall! Mike focussed on improvisation and all that goes with it. Inspirational, educational and fun. Great to see some repeat attendees who were anxious about taking the leap into improvised music finally cast out...Read More

Krzysztof Urbanski 2016

We were very excited to have Krzysztof Urbanski along for a days jazz masterclass / clinic and workshop on Saturday 13th February. What a talented and humble chap he is! He had so much wisdom and experience to share and...Read More