Throughout the programme, jazz students choose their principal study professors for individual lessons in conjunction with the Head of Jazz, from a list of faculty that includes:

Head of Jazz Programmes

  • Nick Smart

Jazz Artist in Residence

  • Dave Holland (visiting artist, not teaching 1-1 lessons)

Visiting Professor of Jazz

  • Craig Taborn (visiting artist, not teaching 1-1 lessons)

Aural & Transcription

  • Tom Cawley

Rhythmic Studies

  • Barak Schmool

Composition & Arranging

  • Pete Churchill

Repertoire/Improvisation

  • Pete Churchill
  • Gareth Lockrane
  • Nick Smart
  • Tom Cawley

Jazz Supporting Studies

  • Nikki Iles

Creative Technology

  • Aram Zarikian

Staff by Instrument

  • Jeremy Brown
  • Laurence Cottle
  • Tom Herbert
  • Jasper Høiby
  • Michael Janisch
  • Michael Mondesir
  • Martin France
  • Jeff Williams
  • Ian Thomas
  • James Maddren
  • Mark Mondesir
  • John Parricelli
  • Mike Walker
  • Femi Temowo
  • Chris Montague
  • Mike Outram
  • Alyn Shipton
  • Keith Nichols
  • Martin Speake
  • Tom Cawley
  • Nikki Iles
  • Gwilym Simcock
  • Liam Noble
  • Robert Mitchell
  • Kit Downes
  • James Allsopp
  • Iain Ballamy
  • Nathaniel Facey
  • Tim Garland
  • Gareth Lockrane
  • Andy Panayi
  • Soweto Kinch
  • Julian Siegel
  • Martin Speake
  • Stan Sulzmann
  • Mark Bassey
  • Gordon Campbell
  • Barnaby Dickinson
  • Winston Rollins
  • Trevor Mires
  • Mark Nightingale
  • Nick Smart
  • Mike Lovatt
  • Steve Fishwick
  • Tom Walsh
  • Byron Wallen
  • Jim Hart
  • Anthony Kerr
  • Nia Lynn
  • Lauren Kinsella
  • Pete Churchill
  • Norma Winstone