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COL in Performance: Jazz

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Course Summary

Join us for a jazz performance by COL tutor and professional musician Dick Lee and friends. An opportunity to enjoy a lively performance of the jazz and blues featured in Dick’s short courses.

Course Details

Pre-requisites for enrolment


Content of Course

This session will explore music and culture though jazz performance. Expect to hear a taste of some well-known standard pieces from the repertoire as well as discovering some less well-known music.

Teaching method(s)

Performance and guided group discussion.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this taster course, students should be able to:

Identify key instruments of a jazz ensemble.

Demonstrate an awareness of how jazz has developed and how it is performed.


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If you have questions regarding the course or enrolment, please contact COL Reception at Paterson's Land by email or by phone 0131 650 4400.

Student support

If you have a disability, learning difficulty or health condition which may affect your studies, please let us know by ticking the 'specific support needs' box on your course application form. This will allow us to make appropriate adjustments in advance and in accordance with your rights under the Equality Act 2010. For more information please visit the Student Support section of our website.