Rapport Falmouth Jazz Workshop

6-10 August, 2018     


Falmouth University AMATA, Penryn Campus, Cornwall


Rapport Falmouth Jazz Workshop is a five day course for instrumentalists and vocalists seeking to develop their jazz playing skill and experience with a first-class team of tutors. The course is open to people from a wide range of backgrounds and experience - from beginner to advanced - and offers the opportunity to learn and explore new and varied techniques as well as discovering new repertoire.

The five day course offers a comprehensive range of learning and playing opportunities, from instrumental tuition through to small and large ensemble group sessions covering: rhythm, harmony, improvisation, comping, soloing, rehearsal, performance, and the vital ingredients of confidence and fun!

The course is equipped to host members with wide range of interests, backgrounds, and needs including; residential or course only; easy access; mixed age from 14 years old, with full time pastoral care provision for under 18’s; fantastically well-equipped purpose built practice, rehearsal and performance music studios; special evening sessions at a nearby local venue; all set with a spacious green campus, and just round the corner from the beautiful south-west Cornwall coast.

The                  tutors                                                  4~8 per workshop (depending on numbers)

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Andy Hague–trumpet/drums; Ed Jones–sax; Phil Meadows–sax; Jez Franks–guitar;       Jonathan Taylor–piano; Fini Bearman–vocal; Brigitte Beraha–vocal; Riaan Vosloo–bass; Dave O’Brien–piano/bass; Keith Michael–drums.


£399 - course only // £199 - under 18 and students

A Limited number of bursary places are available for under 18's, students and local developing jazz artists.                 

For info contact: jazzworkshop@en-rapport.org

For booking info:

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Falmouth University                                                                                   The Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, Penryn CAMPUS  Penryn TR10 9LX, Cornwall.




Rooms on campus are comfortable double rooms with ensuite bathrooms (with towels) and shared Kitchen / dining Spaces.

The course is run on a self-catering basis, but In the course building The AMATA Cafe has hot food & salads for lunch, and all day tea, coffee, drinks, and lots of cake.           

Hot food is also available a la carte at the campus refectory and several other onsite cafe's, and A campus shop. In nearby Penryn (15 min walk) are various eateries and a 24hr Asda.

members who will stay on campus during the course are required to book their room directly from the campus accommodation service at:  





Road: the A3o / M5 is the main route in and out of Cornwall;  into Cornwall

RAIL: nearest station is PENRYN; take local train from mainline TRUrO; Great Western Rail

AIR: nearest airport is NEWQUAY

COACH: MEGABUS stops at PENRYN CAMPUs (from Plymouth, bristol & London); By bus




Past workshops at Falmouth

'Well Hello' written arranged and led by Andy Hague

‘Waking To Waves’ written by David Binney, arranged and led by Ed Jones.

'Portrait of Jenny' written, arranged, and led by Kenny Werner

‘Whoopin Blues’ written by Nicholas Payton, arranged and led by Andy Hague.

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