Edinburgh Jazz School

Edinburgh Jazz School

Edinburgh Jazz School is an online series of masterclasses led by Fergus McCreadie, Joe Williamson, David Bowden, and other young professionals from the Scottish Jazz Scene.

Via Zoom, they'll lead small groups in masterclasses based around simple principles of jazz performance and improvisation, as well as larger group sessions to improve your timekeeping, rhythm, harmony and ear training.

For winter 2021 term two of the nine sessions will be live sessions held at St Brides Centre, Edinburgh. 

Who is this course designed for?

This course is designed for anyone who is interested learning about jazz and improvising! It's important to note that this course does not cover instrumental tuition. We recommend that prospective students have a basic command of their instrument and basic music reading skills before taking part. 

Winter 2021 Term

The next term of Edinburgh Jazz School Online will take place from Saturday 9 October - Saturday 4 December 2021. Classes run from 11am - 12:15pm. 

The first seven classes will take place online as normal and the last two (Sat 27 Nov and Sat 4 Dec) will be live sessions held at the St Brides Centre in Edinburgh. 

Course Fees:

£40 Online Only (7 weeks)

£60 Online Classes and the Two Live Sessions (9 weeks)

If you have any questions please contact us here.

Sign-up Form

Registration for the winter 21 term is now open. 

If you would like to sign-up for Edinburgh Jazz School please fill out the form below and a member of staff will get in touch. 

Edinburgh Jazz School Sign-up Form

Discounts and scholarships

We want to make sure that each and every person that would like to attend this course has the opportunity to do so. We will be offering a number of free places to people under the age of 18. We also offer discounts for people of any age who have recently come into financial hardship. For more information please contact learning@adjazz.co.uk.