Jazz & Popular Music Courses & Classes in London and Online

Learn to play the saxophone or join our a cappella course. Choose from a variety of different jazz and popular courses at a time that suits you.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. Township jazz

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 21 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore groovy repertoire of South Africa, from Kwela jive to Mbqunga and jazz. Play arrangements online with opportunities to improvise. All instruments welcome. Tutor: Paul Bartholomew.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Jazz harmony, ear training and ensembles: intermediate

    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This is the 2nd term of this jazz musicianship course. Practise ear training, study jazz harmony, and learn challenging repertoire in live online sessions. For players with established jazz education at foundation level. New students may apply by writing to music@citylit.ac.uk.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £319.00
    Senior fee: £255.00
    Concession: £195.00

  3. City Lit a cappella

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This established ensemble sings original arrangements of jazz and popular songs. Develop your listening, timing, intonation, musical memory, and team work. New members with good music reading and aural skills are welcome. The group remains in zoomsingland for this term. Contact the Music Department to arrange an audition.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  4. Ukulele: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 15 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and learn the chords, strumming techniques and tuning that will enable you to play the ukulele. Learn whole songs by the end of the course. Live sessions online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Jazz harmony, ear training and ensembles: advanced

    Course Date: Fri 15 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Focus on ear training and developing jazz improvisation, applying theoretical understanding to practical situations. We will learn and study jazz standards and unusual repertoire, and continue to operate online this term. This is musicianship training at a high level. New students may apply to music@citylit.ac.uk to arrange an online assessment.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £319.00
    Senior fee: £255.00
    Concession: £195.00

  6. Ukulele: intermediate

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 15 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    If you already play ukulele, come and learn new songs and tricks, chord theory, picking and split strokes, and apply these to standard tunes. Live online sessions, and may include singing along!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Saxophone 1A

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Ideal if you are a beginner or have recently begun to study the saxophone. Any other musical experience will be an advantage and you will need to have your own instrument. You will learn to play and read music in live online classes. Repertoire will include popular sounds, jazz and world music. tutor : Sarha Moore.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Folk and pop guitar 3B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    If you're an experienced player, come and develop your rhythmic playing and your interpretation of chord charts using bar chords, mobile scales, bass lines and melody work. Vast and varied repertoire. Playing techniques can apply to acoustic and electric guitars.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  9. Saxophone 1B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    For players with 3-4 months study on saxophone. Repertoire will include popular sounds, jazz and world music, including music reading and improvisation. Continues next term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  10. Saxophone 2B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    For sax players with over a year of playing experience, who read music, this online practical course follows last term's 2a. Develop your sound, technique, reading and musicianship. Emphasis on popular, jazz and world music, including practice at improvisation.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  11. Saxophone 4B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Maintain and extend your playing skills in this 2nd term of our advanced course. Repertoire is mainly jazz, and we will learn and rehearse sax ensemble arrangements.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  12. Folk and pop guitar 2B

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    If you can play a range of chord shapes, in time, and can follow chord symbols, this second year of study will develop your ability to play the acoustic instrument. Improve your musicianship and expand your repertoire in these live online sessions.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  13. British and Irish folk music

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Develop your knowledge of and repertoire for the folk music of Britain and Ireland. This is an intermediate-level online course for any instrumentswith lectures, demonstration, ornamentation, and ensemble repertoire with your teacher in a group setting. You should have at least 3 years' experience on your instrument.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  14. Big Band recording project

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Big Band players may keep up your practice and contribute to recordings of arrangements in the repertoire we maintain. Meetings and coaching will be online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00

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