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    Richard’s ‘Virtual’ Fringe Concert

    Dear Friends, Normally at this time of year I’m preparing for at least 6 gigs at the Edinburgh Fringe.  Ah well – so much for plans now that Covid has arrived, and cleared the diaries of musicians up and down the land. Instead, I’m doing a “Virtual” Fringe concert from my home, being broadcast live on Facebook and YouTube on Friday 14th August at 7 pm. I’ll be playing Gershwin/Porter/Lennon McCartney, and that well known bop classic “Postman Pat” and chatting about the art of jazz improvisation. The concert is free but you can choose to donate (as I’ve been putting free stuff online for years!) and the link is…

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    Jazz Beginnings

    ‘Jazz Beginnings’ is the Ideal Introduction to Jazz Play with the Backing Band, Read the notation On-Screen, or Print it out A complete 3 part learning programme aimed at showing you how to play jazz Unlimited access to all 26 podcasts and 9 tunes PART 1  - Jazz Rhythms  PART 2  - Jazz Harmony  PART 3  - Chord Sequence Outstanding Value!!! All this for only £12.50 for 3 months access!!! Click HERE to for more details on Jazz Beginnings

  • Beginning The Blues,  Jazz School

    Beginning The Blues

    ‘Beginning the Blues’ An introduction to Playing the ‘Blues’ by teaching a simple ‘Blues Head’ This exciting 5 part series covers the Blues Scale, Minor Pentatonic, Bass Notes, Chord tones, Chord Substitution,  Repeating the Head, Myxolydian Scale, BeBop Scale, Dorian Scale, and more….. All this for only £12.50 for 3 months access!!! Play as many times as you wish. Play along with the Backing track. Visit whenever suits you! Unlimited access to this Exciting podcast based Training Resource Click HERE for more information and to Sign-Up