I am a graduate of the Royal Academy of music, now a professional musician with lots of gigging and teaching experience.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
Jazz, funk, pop and rock.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
BMus (Hons) first class degree in Jazz from the Royal Academy of Music.
- How much do you charge?
£40/hr and I would ask for an additional £5 to cover travel expenses if I travel to you.
- Where do you teach?
At students' homes.
Happy to travel to Greenwich (Plumstead, Shooters Hill, Woolwich, Kidbrooke, Charlton, Eltham, Thamesmead) or Bexley (Barnehurst, Bexleyheath, Brampton, East Wickham, Lesnes Abbey, Northumberland Heath, Slade Green, Welling). For other London boroughs or elsewhere in Kent, please enquire and we can negotiate!
- When are you available?
Weekday daytimes are preferable, but am flexible with evenings and weekends.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
All ages, beginners to advanced.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have played at Ronnie Scott's, the North Sea Jazz Festival, Royal Albert Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, National Festival Hall, Barbican, Sage Gateshead and National Concert Hall Dublin among others. I have performed with artists such as Jason Rebello (Sting), John Dankworth and Peter King, and worked with Jason Miles (Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross) on two albums.
Current teaching work includes private tuition of double bass and bass guitar. I also teach on residential summer schools, such as the Global Music Foundation and Loire Music, and have conducted masterclasses at Leeds College of Music and Salford University.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
- Where and with whom did you train?
At the Royal Academy of Music under the tutorage of some of the UK's finest bass players, including Jasper Hoiby and Mike Janisch, as well as visiting professors such as Dave Holland and Eddie Gomez.
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