Jazz and other Music Courses

Currently enlisting for Spring term 2020

Jazz Ensemble Playing - Beginners 

Start date: 8th January 2020

Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00pm         

£120 per term (12 sessions) pro rata for late starters!

Tutor: Dorothy Shaw DipMusEd   

Location: Abingdon Music Centre (see Links)


For those with a little experience of playing jazz in a group - all instruments & singers

Opportunities to perform in public towards end of term


Download the brochure and practice chord charts in iRealPro format below:

Course Brochure - Spring 2020
Description of course and how to apply
Course Brochure Spring 2020.pdf
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Chord charts for pieces studied in Term 2 - iRealPro format
To import, download file to your device that has iRealPro installed, click and hold on icon to bring up "Share" box, then scroll to right (swipe left) to find iRealPro icon. Click on that to import.
Book 2.html
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Chord charts for pieces studied in Term 2
Printable version of the chord charts in iRealPro format
Book 2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [122.2 KB]

Shawnuff tutors are experienced teachers and designers of courses and course materials.


Dorothy Shaw is an experienced jazz pianist who has a Diploma in Music Education (2011) and has designed, iimplemented and taught on many jazz courses at Abingdon Music Centre, East Oxford Community Centre and The Matrix, Sutton Courtenay. She has also taught privately for over 25 years.


George Haslam is a well-known and respected baritone sax player and educator, having led 2 ensembles at Abingdon Music Centre: Group Sax and Swingtime big band.  He also teaches saxophone (all types) privately and runs SLAM records, an independent jazz record label. 


Trish Elphinstone is a proficient soprano and alto saxophonist leading her own quintet, who has also years of experience of teaching both privately and in groups, running workshops in Oxford and teaching on prevoius Shawnuff courses at Abingdon.  Please see the LInks Page for details.


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