Study Jazz

BA Hons Music (Jazz)

A cornerstone of the thriving Leeds jazz scene, Leeds College of Music launched one of the first jazz degrees in Europe. Now, there are few better places to immerse yourself in jazz – through study, appreciation or performance. Click the arrow below to hear music by our Jazz students and alumni. And don't forget to book your place on an Experience Day.

Meet the team

Here are just a few of our Jazz teaching staff. See the People page for a full list.

  • Jamil Sheriff

    • Pathway leader for Jazz
    • Specialises in jazz piano, composition
      and musicianship

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  • Dave Walsh

    • Principal lecturer specialist study: Jazz
    • Drummer who's recorded on
      over 60 albums

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  • Jamie Taylor

    • Principal lecturer in Jazz
    • Teaches jazz guitar, musicianship
      and aural awareness

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  • Jim Corry

    • Principal lecturer in Jazz
    • Saxophonist who's recorded and
      toured with Mark Ronson,
      Jamiroquai and Corinne Bailey Rae

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  • Stuart McCallum

    • Principal lecturer in guitar and ensembles
    • Guitarist with Cinematic Orchestra. Also released four solo albums

    See full profile

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Come to an Experience Day

See for yourself what life is like at Leeds College of Music by coming to an Experience Day. Next one is Saturday 7 June.

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