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David Black – Jazz

  • Jazz player and tutor from Surrey
  • Has 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

David has taken over the Jazz Summer School  from the (now retired) Len Phillips (who had run it since 1984!). Len is still helping with first contact for the players, for which we are very grateful as it enables us to organise the ensemble sessions in a balanced way. It also enables David to focus on his term time role as Head of Music at a public school.


July 2019

JAZZ PLAYERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL with guests Alan Barnes and Martin Shaw

July 28th at 18:30 to August 4th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

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 this year of two of England's best Jazz musicians: Alan Barnes and Martin Shaw All prospective players must please make contact with Course Leader David Black before enrolling to ascertain level, instrument(s) and suitability: 07951 903230 daveblackmusic@hotmail.com    Alan Barnes David Black (Course leader  www.highamhall.com/david-black)  Martin Shaw Residential: £585 Non-residential: £360

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August 2019

JAZZ CONCERT with special guest Alan Barnes

August 3rd at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Our lively and diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz with special guests saxophonist Alan Barnes, trumpeter Martin Shaw with David Black and players from our residential jazz course. Tickets £7 (Bar available)

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