Study Jazz

The Jazz pathway will equip you with the skills you need to develop in to a modern jazz artist. You'll focus on perfecting your technique and identity, with numerous opportunities to experiment and perform.

We're still accepting applications for Jazz via UCAS Conservatoires.

Meet the team

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

  • Ivo Neame

    • Principal lecturer in piano
    • Multi-instrumentalist, composer
      and arranger
    • MOBO award-winner

    See full profile

  • Lauren Kinsella

    • Senior lecturer in voice
    • Vocalist, composer and bandleader
      who writes and performs with

    See full profile

  • Steve Fishwick

    • Lecturer in trumpet
    • Has played with Kylie Minogue,
      Jools Holland and Jamie Cullum
    • Performs all over Europe

    See full profile

  • Jamil Sheriff

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

    See full profile

  • Dave Walsh

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

    See full profile

  • Jamie Taylor

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

    See full profile

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