Originally from Derby, Jeffrey Brown attended the Royal Accademy of Musicís junior department between 2006-2007 before starting his Bmus at Trinity Laban in 2007. He completed his Degree in 2012. During his time in London he has performed with small and large jazz ensembles at venues such as Ronnie Scottís Jazz Club, The 606 jazz club, Festival hall, Southbank foyer, The Vortex, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Pizza Express Pheasentry and The Barbican. He often collaborates and performs with the Lincoln based pianist Collin Dudman (Paraphernalia) and has been lucky enough to perform with musicians such as John Dankworth, Mark Lockheart, and Allen Vizutti. He has often played the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and has featured with many London based big bands. He is also part of many pop horn sections and venues in Shorditch, Brixton and Camden.
I currently teach for instiutions including:
Newham's Every Child A Musician
Tower Hamlets Music Education Service
Arch-bishop Tenison's (Lambeth)
Hallstow School (Greenwich)
Derbyshire Music Hub
During my time at Trinity Laban I had coaching from some of the very best trumpet players in the world and was under the guidance of Mike Lovatt who is renowned for helping resolve problems that trumpet players may suffer. It was under his guidance that I was able to both understand and apply the very best approaches to teaching, from starting to play, to more advanced applications of technique. In addition to having an extensive understanding of the many elements of trumpet technique.
When beginning I prefer to focus on breathing exercises to encourage the pupils to blow correctly as this is the most important aspect of playing the trumpet. Any tension that is present in the body will only hamper the production and tone.
I also have a keen interest in musicality and encourage the students to play music in the style it was written. I have performed in a hugely diverse number of settings (see attached CV) from brass bands to big bands. I have performed solo works with orchestras and also in brass and jazz quintets.
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00
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