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Edinburgh Napier University Jazz Summer School

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Edinburgh Napier University Jazz Summer School is a five-day intensive course, covering practical approaches to improvisation and performance. Designed to develop jazz playing skills for musicians of all ages and abilities, the course includes instrumental and ensemble coaching from acclaimed professional jazz musicians/educators, this year under the guest-directorship of bassist Dave Kane.

The course takes place in the Music School at Edinburgh Napier University’s centrally located Merchiston Campus, and offers opportunities for students to attend complimentary concerts at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival in the evenings. The week culminates in a student concert as part of the festival.

Tutors this year will include: Konrad Wiszniewski (reeds), Chris Greive (brass), Haftor Medbøe and Jose Dias (guitar) and Steve Hamilton (piano)

Comments from previous students

"A fantastic course that I’d really recommend. I'll be back for more next year"
"Learning and making music together with musicians of all ages was a terrific experience and the final concert was so much fun.”


Monday 16th to Friday 20th July 2017


£340 (£260 concessions)

For further information and an application form please call: 0131 455 6038 or email Haftor Medbøe


July 2021

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