THE DORDOGNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ SUMMER SCHOOL 2015

MAIN TUTORS

We have specialist professional tutors on all the major jazz instruments
WEEK ONE BOTH WEEKS WEEK TWO VOCAL
Mark Lockheart Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Quentin Collins Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Nic France Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Andrea Vicari Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Dorian Lockett Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Jonathan Bratoeff Dordogne Jazz Summer School Mornington Lockett Dordogne Jazz Summer School Duncan Eagles Dordogne Jazz Summer School Paola Vera Dordogne Jazz Summer School Pete Churchill
Quentin Collins
trumpet
Nic
France

drums
 Andrea
 Vicari

 piano
Dorian Lockett
basses
Jon
 Bratoeff

 guitar
Mornington Lockett
saxes
Duncan
Eagles

Saxes
WEEK ONE & TWO
ANDREA VICARI Dordogne Jazz Summer School

"a brilliant young British talent" Humphrey Lyttleton

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

ANDREA VICARI (PIANO)
Professor of Jazz Piano
Senior Lecturer
Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London

Pianist, composer, educator born in Miami, Florida; studied at The Guildhall in London, she has released four CDs in her own name, "Suburban Gorillas"; "Lunar Spell"; "Tryptych" and "Mango Tango". Now presenting a weekly show on JazzLondonRadio
"Andrea Vicari's Jazz Doodles"
WEEK ONE
Mark Lockheart Dordogne Jazz Summer School

"Lockheart is a consummate saxophonist and a original and versatile composer" The Rough Guide to Jazz
SAXOPHONES
MARK LOCKHEART
Professor and Senior Lecturer Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London

Mark is acknowledged as one of the most distinctive saxophone voices in Britain today. He came to prominence in the mid 1980’s with the popular British big-band Loose Tubes and after recording and touring with Loose Tubes, Roger Dean , Django Bates, Prefab Sprout and Annie Whitehead started his own group in 1989. Currently working with the Mercury nominated "Polar Bear" alongside Seb Rochford and Pete Wareham, he was also a featured artist in the opera "Anna Nicole" at the Royal Opera House in London.

WEEK ONE & TWO
JB "Bratoëff's brittle phrasing and rhythmic energy put him up there with leading UK guitarists such as Mike Outram, Phil Robson and Mike Walker'
The Guardian
GUITAR
JONATHAN BRATOËFF

During his time in London this French guitarist became an important part of the UK jazz scene. He is a founding member of the award winning F-IRE collective playing alongside jazz luminaries Seb Rochford, Pete Wareham, Ingrid Laubrock, Tom Arthurs, Ben Davis, Nick Ramm and many others including Julian Siegel, Martin Speake, Soweto Kinch, Orphy Robinson, Shabaka Hutchings. Jonathan now lives in Berlin.
Nic France Dordogne Jazz Summer School
WEEK ONE

DRUMS

NIC FRANCE

Loose Tubes founder member and session drummer extraordinaire; Nic has worked with Ian Carr's Nucleus, Allan Holdsworth, Jim Mullen, Martin Taylor, Ronnie Scott, Kenny Wheeler, Hank Crawford, David ‘Fathead’ Newman (Ray Charles’ sax player), John Taylor, Gordon Beck, L. Shankar, Mose Allison, Tim Whitehead and appeared on a TV drum clinic with Billy Cobham.He then started working in the Rock and Pop music world, with such artists as: Bill Withers [2 tours U.K. & Europe], Tanita Tikaram [3 World tours and 3 albums] and Working Week [3 European tours + Japan and 3 albums]. Recorded with Pete Townsend, Thomas Dolby and have recently played with Annie Lennox and Nigel Kennedy. Most famously he has also been working with David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) in his acoustic project of which there is a DVD; ‘David Gilmour Live’.
WEEK ONE & TWO
DORIAN LOCKETT Dordogne Jazz Summer School

"one of the finest bass-players in Norbury" Giles Davis

www.dorianlockett.not

BASSES

DORIAN LOCKETT
Dorian studied at the Guildhall School of Music before carving out a career on the London Jazz scene, playing with Phil Bent, Alan Barnes, Dave O'Higgins, Phil Robson, Dick Pearce, Clare Hirst, Don Weller, Chris Tobin etc. He taught bass guitar for five years at Morley College in London and led jazz workshops at Kingsway and Camden institute. He ran a jazz club for G.E. Aldwinkles and the Bedford pub in Balham, under the title  "Jazz in the Round". Dorian plays on four Andrea Vicari CD's which he co-produced. He pioneered the use of sunglasses as a teaching aid and is a third dan at extreme kinito. He can count Elvis as a friend.
WEEK TWO MR PC
VOICE
PETE CHURCHILL
Professor of Jazz Composition
Royal Academy of Music
As an educator and choral director, Pete is very much in demand abroad - teaching regularly in Australia (Perth, Sydney, Melbourne), including a spell as visiting Professor at the Kodaly Summer School at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. He has given Jazz workshops for the ABRSM in the Far East (Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore) and closer to home he has been a guest lecturer at the Sibelius Academy in Finland. Much of Pete’s time now is taken up with directing his own choir ‘The London Vocal Project’. In addition to high profile performances with Cleo Laine, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler and, most recently Bobby McFerrin, this seminal ensemble of young singer/workshop leaders regularly join Pete on his massive educational projects and they are fast gaining a reputation, under his guidance, as the next generation of gifted educators.

Paola Vera Dordogne Jazz Summer School
WEEK TWO

VOICE

PAOLA VERA  Mmus
Professor of Jazz Voice
Bordeaux Conservatoire

An experienced and highly skilled teacher, performer and workshop leader specialising in voice and piano, having just completed a Masters degree (Mmus distinction) from The Royal Academy of Music, London, after taking her Bmus at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.  Also a fluent Spanish speaker from her Venezuelan heritage. Recent performances include Ronnie Scotts, 606 Jazz club, Pizza Express Dean St, Matt and Phreds, The Vortex; + The Isle of Wight, Ashford and Ramsgate jazz festivals. Paola has released her own album "Spellbound" produced by Paul Booth (Steve Winwood), and engineered by Grammy nominated sound-engineer James Towler. Currently working on a new CD with esteemed producer Richard Niles (Ray Charles, Pat Metheny, Kylie Minogue). Recent radio airplay includes a feature of my performance at ‘The Steinway Festival’ held at Pizza Express Dean St, broadcast on Jazz line-up radio 3.

"Sings with beautiful measured phrasing and dark tones"
Jazzwise Magazine

www.paolavera.com
WEEK TWO
Mornington Lockett Dordogne Jazz Summer School

"One of the most accomplished
contemporary improvisers ...with a fearsome technique and an advanced harmonic approach "
Time Out

SAXOPHONES

MORNINGTON LOCKETT BA (hons)

Tenor saxophonist Mornington Lockett studied at Dartington College Of Arts in Devon before moving to London to attend the Guildhall School Of Music And Drama. As a member of the Ronnie Scott Sextet, and Stan Tracey's groups; Mornington worked extensively in Britain and abroad. He has recorded with Ronnie Scott, guitarist Jim Mullen, drummer Martin Drew, singers Sarah Jane Morris, Claire Martin and Ian Shaw and US bass guitarist, Jo Hubbard. He is a visiting professor of saxophone at the Royal College.

myspace.com/morningtonlockett

WEEK ONE
Quentin Collins Dordogne Jazz Summer School

www.quentincollins.com

"Collins brings a bright crisply articulated Lee Morgan-esque intensity to proceedings..and a soft, brassy lyricism"
John Fordham,
The Guardian

TRUMPET

QUENTIN COLLINS

Quentin Collins is currently a member of the Mike Garrick Big Band, Jean Toussaint quintet, and has released his second CD as co-leader with saxophonist Brandon Allen, "What's It Gonna Be?" Quentin lists Booker Little, Duke Ellington and Alex Spiagin amongst his musical influences. Recently seen on a world tour with USA bass star Kyle Eastwood.
WEEK TWO Duncan Eagles Dordogne Jazz Summer School

SAXOPHONES

DUNCAN EAGLES Bmus (hons)

After studying at the Dordogne Jazz Summer School (yes, we have to take all the credit) Duncan established himself on the UK Jazz Scene performing with top jazz musicians including Dave O’Higgins, Derek Nash, John Etheridge, Gary Husband, Alex Hutton, Jason Rebello, Kit Downes and Shabaka Hutchings. Duncan first picked up the saxophone at 16 years of age and at 18 was accepted onto the Jazz course at the the Trinity College Of Music....

WEEK ONE

SAXOPHONE

DAVE GELLY MBE MA (Cantab)
Award-winning writer and broadcaster, Dave Gelly is the author of numerous books, including 'Being Prez: the Life & Music of Lester Young' and 'Stan Getz: Nobody Else But Me'. Dave Gelly has played or recorded (on tenor, clarinet and bass clarinet) with a bizarre collection of people, from Sir Richard Rodney Bennett to Arthur ’Big Boy’ Crudup, including along the way Neil Ardley, Kenny Baker, Maynard Ferguson, Jack Bruce, Keith Emerson, Art Themen and John Cleese (don’t ask).

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