THE DORDOGNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ SUMMER SCHOOL 2022

 FACULTY
MAIN TUTORS  We have specialist professional tutors on all the major jazz instruments
WEEKONE WEEKS ONE & TWO WEEK TWO VOCAL
Mark Lockheart Dordogne Jazz Summer School Ian Bumstead jazz summer school
Andrea Vicari Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Dorian Lockett Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Jonathan Bratoeff Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Yazz Ahmed Nic France Dordogne Jazz Summer School Paola Vera Dordogne Jazz Summer School
Andre Canniere
trumpet
Duncan Eagles
Saxes
Ian
Bumstead

saxes
Andrea
Vicari

piano
Dorian Lockett
basses
Jon
Bratoeff

guitar
Tony
Kofi

saxes
Yazz
Ahmed

trumpet
Nic
France

drums
ANDREA VICARI Dordogne Jazz Summer School

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

ANDREA VICARI Bmus LGSM PGCE (PIANO)
Professor of Jazz Piano
Senior Lecturer
Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London,
Andrea Vicari  made her mark on the jazz scene both as a pianist and composer and has five albums under her own name as well as two records with ‘Jazz Extempore’; a multi-national project formed through a cultural exchange initiated in Croatia. Andrea has written music for this band and arranged UK tours including a recent residency at Lyth Arts Centre in Scotland. She has just released an album of original songs with vocalist Trudy Kerr called ‘The House”. Most recently Andrea has performed the Marlborough Jazz Festival with South African Trumpet star Claude Deppa;  Teignmouth Jazz and Blues Festival with Steve Waterman; Stratford Jazz, Shrewsbury Jazz ; Scarborough Jazz Festival; and The Bulls Head Barnes with Ex Ronnie Scott sax player Mornington Lockett. She has performed with world greats Eddie Harris and Art Farmer. Andrea is a jazz piano professor and senior lecturer at Trinity Laban conservatoire - one of the leading colleges in Britain for Jazz studies. 

Andrea presents a weekly radio programme "Andrea Vicari's Jazz Doodles”; on www.jazzlondonradio.com;  which debuts every Tuesday at 3pm and is repeated at various times throughout the week. In the past year she has broadcast interviews with leading jazz artists including John Taylor; Hiromi; US stars Bill Stewart; Marc Copland; John Abercrombie and Larry Goldings; plus Bill Laurance (Snarky Puppy); Omar Puente; Joe Stilgoe; Bobo Stenson and many more.
Listen to Andrea’s JLR show on the summer school from
www.jazzlondonradio.com
"a brilliant young British talent" Humphrey Lyttleton
Yazz Ahmed
WEEK TWO

TRUMPET

YAZZ AHMED
Yazz Ahmed is a British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player. Since releasing Finding My Way Home in 2011, Yazz has emerged as a distinctive voice on the UK Jazz scene, both as a soloist and composer. She has played alongside Toshiko Akiyoshi, Steve Williamson, Courtney Pine, Sir John Dankworth, Troyk-estra, Jazz Jamaica, The Human Revolution Orchestra, and Arun Ghosh. Yazz has also recorded and performed with Radiohead, Max Romeo, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, ABC, Swing Out Sister, Marc Carroll, and has toured the world with art-rock band, These New Puritans, as a soloist and member of their septet and quintet.
She plays flugelhorn on Radiohead’s album The King of Limbs and The King Of Limbs Live From The Basement, which was screened worldwide during July 2011. In 2012, Yazz represented Bahrain in London’s Cultural Olympiad, .......

“Ahmed has a true tone and spins long lines over complex, self-penned structures.’” The Financial Times

http://yazzahmed.com
DORIAN LOCKETT Dordogne Jazz Summer School
WEEK ONE

SAXOPHONES

IAN BUMSTEAD Mmus (TCM)
Taking up the Clarinet at the age of 10, Ian Bumstead progressed onto the Tenor Saxophone aged 16 and quickly made a name for himself with numerous performances at his local Derby Jazz concerts. Following studies at the University of Leeds, Ian accepted the prestigious Leverhulme scholarship to attend Trinity College of Music in London in 2007 where he received a Masters degree in Jazz Performance. Now a highly accomplished mutli-saxophonist, Ian has gone on to perform with many of the UK’s leading jazz soloists, regularly performing at venues such as The Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Rooms, Ronnie Scott’s, Pizza Express and The Vortex, and is often heard playing his original compositions with the fiery quintet Pickpocket. He is a member of the Joe Howell Quartet, an alumnus ofthe Nu Civilisation Orchestra lead by Gary Crosby OBE, and has performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra, National Youth Jazz Orchestra and Give a Little Love Jazz Orchestra. Ian is also in demand for theatre, touring and recording work and has been featured on a number of BBC, ITV and Channel 4 broadcasts.
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.
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

DORIAN LOCKETT Dordogne Jazz Summer School

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.
"one of the finest bass-players in Norbury" Giles Davis
fandalism.com
Tony Kofi Dordogne Jazz Summer School
WEEK TWO

SAXOPHONES

TONY KOFI

Multi-award winning sax virtuoso, Tony Kofi is a British Jazz multi-instrumentalist born of Ghanaian parents, a player of the Alto, Baritone, Soprano, Tenor saxophones and flute. Having 'cut his teeth' in the "Jazz Warriors" of the early 90's, award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi has gone on to establish himself as a musician, teacher and composer of some authority. As well as performing and recording with Gary Crosby's "Nu-Troop" and "Jazz Jamaica", Tony's playing has also been a feature of many bands and artists he has worked/recorded with include "US-3" The World Saxophone Quartet, Courtney Pine, Donald Byrd, Eddie Henderson, The David Murray Big Band, Sam Rivers Rivbe Big band, Andrew Hill Big Band, Abdullah Ibrahim, Macy Gray, Julian Joseph Big band, Harry Connick JR, Byron Wallen's Indigo, Jamaaladeen Tacuma's Coltrane Configurations and Ornette Coleman.
Winner of the BBC Jazz Awards 2005 - Album of the Year
Winner of the BBC Jazz Awards 2008 – Best Instrumentalist
Winner of the Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2005 – Best Ensemble
Nominee (=Jazz Winner ¯\_(ツ)_/¯), Mobo Awards 2008
Winner of the Jack Petchey Foundation Award 2015
Winner of the Black Achievers Cultural, Music and Arts Award 2016

“There is so much respect in jazz circles for Tony Kofi.” Jazzwise

“Passionate… superb… heartfelt” The Guardian

Andre Canniere
photo :Juliana Ramos da Costa
WEEK ONE

TRUMPET

ANDRE CANNIERE
Andre Canniere is a US trumpet player, composer and educator based in London. From Pennsylvania (USA), Canniere started his career in New York working with Maria Schneider, Becca Stevens, Donny McCaslin, Kate McGarry, Ingrid Jensen and Darcy James Argue. He has toured throughout the US and Europe performing at Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, The Barbican, Birdland, London Jazz Festival, The Hague Jazz Festival and Rochester Jazz Festival. He plays in several UK bands including Henrik Jensen’s "Followed By 13", and Dee Byrne’s “Entropi" alongside musicians including Michael Janisch, Jasper Hoiby, Ivo Neame, Jim Hart, James Maddren, Alex Garnett and Alice Zawadzki. Canniere is highly passionate about music education and has led workshops and masterclasses at universities and schools throughout the US and Europe. Andre is Head of Jazz at the Highgate School and teaches jazz at TrinityLaban Conservatoire…… more details at www.andrecanniere.com

““The American-born trumpeter has emerged as one of the most compelling artists on the current London jazz scene .... rich and flexible tonal range and highly inventive improvisations .” The Scotsman

http://www.andrecanniere.com
Paola Vera Dordogne Jazz Summer School

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.  A fluent Spanish speaker from her Venezuelan heritage Paola also speaks fluent French. Paola has just released her second album "Addicted to My Love" on DotTime Records. Paola released her first album "Spellbound" produced by Paul Booth (Steve Winwood), and engineered by Grammy nominated sound-engineer James Towler. Recent radio airplay includes a feature of my performance at ‘The Steinway Festival’ held at Pizza Express Dean St, broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
"Sings with beautiful measured phrasing and dark tones"
Jazzwise Magazine
Duncan Eagles Dordogne Jazz Summer School
WEEK ONE

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....

Listen to an interview with Duncan Eagles from
www.jazzlondonradio.com


Nic France Dordogne Jazz Summer School
WEEK TWO

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’.

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