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David Black – Jazz

  • Jazz player and tutor from Surrey
  • Deputised for (the Great) Alan Barnes in the past
  • Member of the Len Phillips Big Band
  • was a student at Berkley College in America  studying ,saxophone, flute, clarinet and piano
  • renowned for his fine, relaxed approach
  • is also Head of Music at a public school

David has taken over the Jazz Summer School 2017  from the (now retired) Len Phillips (who had run it since 1984!). We hope to continue the tradition of this amazing Jazz Summer School up at Higham under the expert tutelage of David, and we hope members past and future will enjoy the challenge that this unique course brings.


 

Upcoming Courses

August 2017

JAZZ PLAYERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL with guest Alan Barnes

August 6th at 18:30 to August 13th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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*NEW TUTOR* A serious, yet relaxed week for jazz players who are able to play and read music to rehearsal band standard. Play from Swing to Bebop in small groups under the superb guidance of one of England's best Jazz musicians, 'the great' Alan Barnes. NEW TUTOR: David Black (www.highamhall.com/david-black) EXTRA SPECIAL GUEST TUTOR: Alan Barnes (www.highamhall.com/alan-barnes) Residential: £570 Non-residential: £345 Prospective attendees should make contact with Len Phillips before enrolling on 01322 521 515 or lenphillips@btinternet.com (Len has retired…

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JAZZ CONCERT with special guest ‘the great’ Alan Barnes

August 12th at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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A lively and diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz with special guest Alan Barnes, one of Europe's finest jazz players, and our Jazz Summer School. Tickets £7 Bar available Special Guest: Alan Barnes (www.highamhall.com/alan-barnes) Co-ordinator: David Black (www.highamhall.com/david-black)

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