About Us

Music Workshops

AB Workshops

AB Workshops provide quality music workshops in various locations, including Bournemouth and Manchester, bringing well known highly experienced musicians and educators for fun filled courses throughout the year. Although our focus is on quality we also try and keep the price as affordable as possible to encourage budding musicians to join in and improve their playing and overall musicianship. AB music workshops are exceptional value for money, and include workshops on Jazz, Classical and Pop repertoire.

Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, advanced player or teacher, AB Workshops can offer something for you.

Excellent venues and facilities, with the aim of providing a seemless experience. We can also arrange bespoke workshops for your own groups.

Music Workshops

AB Workshops

AB Workshops provide quality music workshops in various locations, including Bournemouth and Manchester, bringing well known highly experienced musicians and educators for fun filled courses throughout the year. Although our focus is on quality we also try and keep the price as affordable as possible to encourage budding musicians to join in and improve their playing and overall musicianship. AB music workshops are exceptional value for money, and include workshops on Jazz, Classical and Pop repertoire.

Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, advanced player or teacher, AB Workshops can offer something for you.

Excellent venues and facilities, with the aim of providing a seemless experience. We can also arrange bespoke workshops for your own groups.

We offer the following music workshops:

  • Bass workshop
  • Bass masterclass
  • Bespoke music workshops
  • Big Band workshop
  • Clarinet workshop
  • Clarinet masterclass
  • Guitar workshop
  • Guitar masterclass
  • Jazz Improvisation workshop
  • Saxophone workshop
  • Saxophone masterclass

You can book our courses here, or get in touch if you have any questions.

The Team

Andrew Blee

Andrew Blee

After completing a music degree, followed by an Mmus from The University of Southampton, Andrew spends his time private teaching, gigging with bands The Boogie Bumpers, The Red Fez Orchestra and Forza Saxophone Quartet, and running AB Workshops.

Andrew focuses on high quality workshops, the ethos focused on customer experience and satisfaction. Immerse yourself in a creative oasis!

“I’m immensely proud of what has been built and nurtured since I started running workshops in 2013. Amazing course leaders, participants and sponsors make it feel like a real sense of community.” – Andrew Blee

Andrew Blee

Andrew Blee

After completing a music degree, followed by an Mmus from The University of Southampton, Andrew spends his time private teaching, gigging with bands The Boogie Bumpers, The Red Fez Orchestra and Forza Saxophone Quartet, and running AB Workshops.

Andrew focuses on high quality workshops, the ethos focused on customer experience and satisfaction. Immerse yourself in a creative oasis!

“I’m immensely proud of what has been built and nurtured since I started running workshops in 2013. Amazing course leaders, participants and sponsors make it feel like a real sense of community.” – Andrew Blee

AB Workshops is honoured to be sponsored by such iconic brands. For some workshops our sponsors are able to attend the event themselves, other times they support virtually, providing freebies and discount codes.

When possible we have David Griffiths (Griff) in residence who will be giving free spot checks, and running a book in system to have your instrument tweaked, regulated and serviced while you learn! (please note: Griff will discuss with you your requirements and relevant charges for any undertaken work.

Past Course Leaders have included:

  • Andy Scott
  • Bob Reynolds
  • Dan Mar-Molinero
  • Dave O’Higgins
  • Derek Nash
  • Emma Johnson
  • Frank Griffith
  • James Rae
  • Jay Metcalf (Better Sax)
  • Kryzstof Urbanski
  • Mike Hall
  • Naomi Sullivan
  • Pete Long
  • Simon Willescroft

AB Workshops look forward to seeing you soon!