30 January 2023
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Ukrainian refugee joins Junior Academy
Grades are not a specific requirement to be on the jazz course, but the general instrumental entry level tends to be Grade 6 or 7 and above, with a good level of aural ability, rhythmic internal groove, sight-reading skills and playing in an ensemble.
Rhythm section players will definitely benefit from prior experience of playing in groups (and picking things up by ear in that environment), reading rhythms and lead sheets with chord symbols.