Some links to the great people we work with….

Course Leaders:

Andy Scott – Manchester based Saxophonist, Educator and Composer Genius

Bob Reynolds – Jazz saxophonist and Grammy Award-winning member of Snarky Puppy

Dan Mar-Molinero – Southampton Based Saxophonist, Composer, Arranger

Dave O’Higgins – One of the UK’s most recognisable saxophonists in jazz

Derek Nash – Sax Appeal, Jools Holland Saxophonist Extraordinaire

Emma Johnson – Internationally acclaimed clarinettist, recitalist, chamber musician, recording artist and lecturer

Frank Griffith – renowned jazz saxophonist and clarinettist

Jay Metcalf (Better Sax) – Youtube sensation, saxophonist and educator

Krzysztof Urbanski – London and Yorkshire based Saxophonist and Composer

Mike Hall – Manchester based Saxophonist, Educator and Jazzer!

Naomi Sullivan – Head of saxophone at the excellent Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Pete Long – The U.K.’s boss man, skipper, gaffer, guv’nor, top dog, number one, big cheese, big noise, curry lovin’ bigwig of the Big Band scene

Simon Willescroft – Simon Willescroft is a British saxophonist, whose work has included performing with Duran Duran

Tony Kofi – Award winning British jazz saxophonist

Current Sponsors:

Astute Music – Astute Music is a UK-based specialist music publishing company for the inquisitive & versatile musician

Bam Cases – BAM cases are available for violin, viola, cello, wind instruments and guitars. The instrument cases by the French manufacturer BAM combine contemporary, modern urban design with innovative, ultra light materials

Conn-Selmer Europe – A leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments for student, amateur, and professional use

D’Addario Woodwinds – D’Addario Woodwinds is a leading manufacturer of clarinet and saxophone reeds, mouthpieces, ligatures, caps, and care products for all woodwind instruments

JodyJazz Inc. – Premium quality American made mouthpieces

Légère Reeds Ltd – Légère produces premium synthetic clarinet, saxophone, bassoon and oboe reeds

Key Leaves – Seattle-based family business specializing in woodwind care products that leave keys open to dry clean

Marca Reeds – Five generations of expertise in the art of growing fine French cane

Music Corner – Musical Instrument Hire

P. Mauriat – P. Mauriat saxophones take pride in providing the most ergonomic and efficient instruments for the musicians of the world

Rovner – Handmade ligatures & mouthpieces for saxophone and clarinet for all types of music – All things saxophone retailer

SYOS – Paris based mouthpiece company, combining science with sound

Tomplay™ –  A cross-platform app that allows users to play along with pre-recorded audio versions of a piece while following the sheet music

Vandoren Paris – Manufacturer of mouthpieces, reeds, and accessories for the clarinet and saxophone families

Yanagisawa Saxophones – Yanagisawa Wind Instruments Co., Ltd. is a Japanese woodwind instrument manufacturing company known for its range of professional grade saxophones

Past Sponsors:

Dawkes Music – Maidenhead based music retailer

Selmer Paris – Henri Selmer Paris is a French family-owned enterprise, manufacturer of musical instruments based at Mantes-la-Ville near Paris

Yamaha Saxophones – Probably the biggest of the “big four”, Yamaha saxophones place in the sax world is well established


Andrew Blee – UK based Saxophonist and Teacher

Coda Music Centre – A vital award-winning charity, Coda Music Trust provides education, life-long learning and innovative arts and health programmes

DG Music – Woodwind and brass musical instrument repairs & servicing

Forza Saxophone Quartet – UK Based Sax Quartet (specialising in early jazz)

The Boogie Bumpers – 1930s & 40s Dance Band

The Little Music Stop – Stationary, gifts, games and more

The Red Fez Orchestra – 1920s & 30s Dance Band (Gatsby Style)