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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.


 

Upcoming Courses

July 2018

JAZZ PLAYERS’ SUMMER SCHOOL with guest Alan Barnes

July 29th at 18:30 to August 5th at 09:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A serious but 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 superb guidance of one of England's best Jazz musicians. Before booking all prospective players should contact Len Phillips before enrolling on 01322 521 515 or lenphillips@btinternet.com to ascertain level, instrument(s) and suitability. Len is kindly continuing to help us out at this stage, even though he has now handed the reins…

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August 2018

JAZZ CONCERT with special guest Alan Barnes

August 4th at 20:00 to 23:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Our annual diverting intimate evening of mainstream jazz led by David Black with special guest the Great Alan Barnes and players from our residential jazz summer school. Tickets £7 Bar available, prior booking essential.

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