The course welcomes all vocalists who are interested in developing their jazz performance technique. The course will be taught by BBC award-winning vocalist Anita Wardell. She will be joined by Barry Green (piano), Flo Moore (bass) & Tristan Mailliot (drums).

Dates and Venue

The course takes place at the Globe, 11th Railway Street, Newcastle, from Friday 3rd November 2pm  to Sunday 5th November 7pm.

Venue contact and details:

Study topics

There is a mixture of group work and individual coaching. Topics will include:

  • Technique and breathing.
  • Improvisation and scat singing.
  • Performance techniques.
  • Song preparation with piano, bass and drums.


  • Friday 2 to 5pm
  • Saturday 11am to 5pm classes
  • Saturday 8pm Anita Wardell Quartet Concert
  • Sunday, 11am-5.00pm: Classes continue.
  • The course concludes with the participant concert at 5.30pm on Sunday.


Course Fee

The Course Fee is £200 including Friday afternoon or £160 Saturday and Sunday only.


A deposit of £80 is payable at the time of booking to secure your place. If you prefer you can pay the whole Fee.

The balance of the Course Fee must be received no later than 10 days prior to the course start date. Your booking may be cancelled and the Deposit retained if the balance is not received by this date.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

If you cancel up to 10 days prior to the Course start date then any Fees paid, less an administrative charge of £20 will be refunded. If you cancel within 10 days of the course start date, then no refund will be made. You can however nominate a person to take your place on the course.

Terms & Conditions

For the full Terms & Conditions including the Cancellation policy please read our Terms & Conditions.

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