In association with
Mr Steve Lockwood

Qualifications:
PGCE
BA (hons) Music
C&G teacher stage 1 and 2
Instruments: Harmonica
Vocals
Genre/Style(s): All genres on harmonica
Blues, pop, folk & rock vocals
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Notes:

Experience:
Lecturing:
Steve has taught both media and music to over 1000 students at FE and HE levels in colleges both in Hitchin and Cambridge, UK in the last 10 years.
He has also visited as a lecturer to a variety of universities, colleges and schools both in the UK and abroad.
Subjects taught include performance, improvisation, business studies, composition and recording technologies.

Private Tuition:
Steve Lockwood has provided private tuition and workshops for many years.
Tuition Aids:
During his career in education Steve Lockwood has created some tools to help students of the harmonica. The Harvest Moon interactive (sample) CDROM provides a useful resource for aspiring harmonica players, Steve and creators Aitch have kindly made it available for public use, Steve has also authored other learning aids and MIDI files.

The approach is informal and fun, lessons are recorded onto CD for students to rehearse to. Beginners are given a thorough grounding in technique, theory (where required) and presentation of live and recorded music. Jam nights are organised every month for live performances of repetoire and lesson content.

Biog:

Steve has fitted a lot of things into the last 20 years including over 2000 concerts and 60 albums as a performer (frontman and harmonica), as a session musician and also producer, he has played with acts from Larry Adler to Screaming Lord Sutch and has recorded albums with both the Royal Philharmonic and Prague Philharmonic Orchestras.

Steve achieved a degree in music from Anglia Ruskin University (formerly APU) Cambridge, specializing in harmonica and as well as playing with a variety of bands has gone on to compose and play music for film, television and radio.
His dynamic and versatile playing incorporates both traditional and avant-Garde techniques to an inspired level. He is currently singing and playing with a variety of bands that include Irish Folk Rock originators Loudest Whisper (ex Donovan), Hip Hop/Drum & Bass industrialist BbyB and appeared at the Cambridge Folk Festival with international folk and blues guitarists Eric Roche and Chris Newman, He has toured around the world with many bands working independently as a producer and session player, he is currently working with six different acts as well as on his studio based session commitments.

Steve is also working on production for a new self composed album, he gigs both in the UK and abroad and lectures part-time in music and audio in the cities of Cambridge and Hitchin, UK.

Musical influences include the range of popular music's from the last 100 years from early blues and jazz up through soul and funk into today's array of dance, pop and rock music.

Steve has appeared on BBC1, BBC2, ITV, and Channel 4 and has played on countless international TV stations as part of his tours as well as two separate Reuters stories based on his study and playing of the harmonica.

Radio appearances include BBC R1, BBC R2, BBC R4 and he performed a live satellite broadcast in Scotland for the football in Rome, Italy on Radio 5 Live. Countless other live radio appearances around the world include CBC Canada, ABC Australia as well as many interviews in Ireland, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Denmark amongst many others.

UK Printed articles include: The Times, The Guardian, The Express, The Independent, The Sun, The Observer, Time Out, The Mix Magazine and others. Internet articles include: BBC News, Ananover and Christian Science Monitor amongst others.

Jeremy Paxman on University Challenge 11th of Nov 2002:

"Steve Lockwood, a student from APU in Cambridge graduated with a music degree on which instrument influenced by Sonny Boy Williamson, Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan"?

Oxford answered correctly: The harmonica

Contact Steve

Address: Willingham
Cambridgshire

CB24 5UT
Phone: 07786 256178
Fee (55 minutes): £25.00

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