**POSTPONED DUE TO Covid**

We hope the event will take place in the Autumn

Dates TBC.

31st NORTH WALES INTERNATIONAL

JAZZ GUITAR WEEKEND 

WITH OUR SUCCESSFUL NEW FORMAT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**April 8th - 10th 2022 TBC**

 GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY

Mold Road, Wrexham, Wales, LL11 2AW

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RESIDENT TUTOR

TREFOR OWEN

www.treforowen.com

 

 

IMPROVE YOUR JAZZ GUITAR SKILLS AT THIS GREAT VALUE WEEKEND!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student jam sessions will be accompanied by BILL COLEMAN (double bass) and ANDY BOLD (drums).

 

As last year, we will have our new look format, which proved to be very popular. 

The focus will be on more playing time in the classrooms, and by having smaller groups there will be more individual attention to students' needs.

As in the past, there will be lunchtime student jam sessions, (the tunes played can be the student’s own choice), and a Saturday evening concert featuring all the tutors.

ALL THE ABOVE FOR ONLY £120

£50 deposit is required on booking.
 

TO ENROL

phone +44 (0)7423 016888 or +44 (0)1745 812260 or see

North Wales Jazz website: www.northwalesjazz.org.uk

Click here to download the ENROLMENT FORM.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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GUEST TUTOR

ADRIAN INGRAM

www.adrianingram.com



 

 

 

 

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GUEST TUTOR

JOHN WHEATCROFT

www.johnwheatcroftguitar.com

 


 

 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
 
The groups will vary from challenging to less challenging. In each group there will be six jazz standards and two from the Gypsy jazz repertoire listed. When you, the student, have selected your group, learn all the tunes or as many tunes from that selection as you are comfortable with in order to get the most out of the weekend.

The jazz standards should be tunes that you don’t normally play or tunes you would like to work on. It is hoped that all students will leave the weekend with several more jazz standards added to their repertoire.

Whichever group you choose, it is imperative that you can play the melody and chords of the tunes you have chosen.

THE GROUPS AND JAZZ STANDARDS ARE LISTED BELOW
 
This fantastic event is only possible because of the enthusiasm and commitment of jazz guitarists from novice to professional. Please book early so you can secure the group that has the jazz standards to best suit your needs.
 
There will be four groups with around eight students in each group, and the tutors will move around the groups giving students a two hour session with each tutor – we anticipate that each tutor will have a different take on each of the standards. As was the case at previous weekends, the Friday evening teaching session will be two and a half hours in duration and the two sessions on Saturday will be two hours in duration. The Sunday morning teaching session will also be two hours in duration and on Sunday afternoon there will be an extended student jam session when you will have the opportunity, (but only if you would like to), to jam with the tutors. In each session there will be masses of playing time but also time for discussion and tuition.
 
With smaller groups, there will be more playing time in class and the tutor will be advising instead of performing a two-hour lecture.

As we have stated at previous jazz guitar weekends, no one will be forced to play and those at a beginners in jazz level will be catered for.
 
*As North Wales Jazz does not have funding to underwrite this event, it has to be self financing.

North Wales Jazz therefore reserve the right to cancel the event if the required number of student enrolment is not achieved. In these circumstances, a full refund will be given.

 

GROUP 1

HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES (F), TRISTE (Bb),

LINE FOR LYONS (G),

MOMENTS NOTICE (Eb),

AIREGIN (Ab),

AUTUMN IN NEW YORK (F).
GYPSY JAZZ TUNES –

NUAGES,

BOSSA DORADO.


GROUP 3


NIGHT AND DAY (C),

ALONE TOGETHER (Dm),

EASY LIVING (F),

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS. (Eb), YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO (F),
ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET (C).

GYPSY JAZZ TUNES –

ANOUMAN,

I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS.



If you need lead sheets or chord charts for any of the above – please contact

Trefor Owen, on 07423 016888
or e-mail tojazzgtr@aol.com

 

GROUP 2

WHAT’S NEW (C),

BLUESETTE, (Bb),

I’LL REMEMBER APRIL (G), PHOTOGRAPH (Jobim), (C), WEAVER OF DREAMS (C),

I’M OLD FASHONED (F).

GYPSY JAZZ TUNES –

SWING 42,

VIPER’S DREAM.

GROUP 4

ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE (Ab), HOW HIGH THE MOON (G),

FOGGY DAY (F),

AUTUMN LEAVES (G),

SATIN DOLL (C),

RHYTHM CHANGES (Bb) and/or,

12 BAR BLUES (ANY HEAD) -

GYPSY JAZZ TUNES –

MINOR SWING,

COQUETTE.

Wide choice of reasonably priced accommodation available in Wrexham

and the surrounding area.

Accommodation is also available at Glyndwr University.

(Wrexham Village accommodation, the one by the football ground).


The rooms are £54 per night, room only. To book, please contact accommodation@glyndwr.ac.uk 
or call Sarah Fisher on 01978 293344.

SINCERE THANKS TO OUR JAZZ GUITAR WEEKEND SPONSORS,

BARNES AND MULLINS LTD, 
FRAILERS AND BACK ALLEY MUSIC.

Registered Charity No. 508519   President: Martin Taylor MBE.


A North Wales Jazz Event sponsored by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Wales