Information About Paul - Glasgow teacher
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I have 25 years experience performing in concert halls, clubs and jazz festivals around the world including Montreux, Rochester, Vancouver, Cork, Shanghai, Hong Kong and London Jazz Festivals, the International Association of Jazz Educators in New Orleans, and arts festivals and workshops from New York to New Zealand. I have performed with Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and Northern Sinfonia.
As a composer and arranger I am frequently commissioned to create work, including for for the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema, Mr. McFall’s Chamber and many others. Also very experienced with music technology, and and producer of recordings of my own projects including Act Shy, Herschel 36, Sugarwork, Trio Mágico.
Awards: Scottish Jazz Award for Best Pianist, 2009
Scottish Jazz Award for Best Project, 2011
“a highly accomplished and imaginative improviser…” (Jazzwise)
"He possesses a dazzling and fluent technique, and a comprehensive grasp of the intricacies of jazz harmony which is intelligently and imaginatively applied, whether on standards or on his own compositions." (The Scotsman)
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I am a tutor in Jazz Performance, Composition, Theory and Ear Training at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and also a tutor at University of Edinburgh since 2004. I have 25 years teaching experience both individually and in the classroom. My experience and skill extends to both one-to-one instrumental tuition online (via Zoom) and in person.
Lessons are informal, relaxed and can be flexible in focus and format once the student’s level and needs are apparent. I have a wide range of musical interests and stylistic flexibility and this is useful to inspire students to find their own expressive voice whilst also pursuing technical development. My main focus is to ensure that the student enjoys whilst learning.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Guidhall School of Music and Drama (2001) - PGDip (Other) (✘ Not On File)
- University of Edinburgh (1997) - BMus (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)