Opening Times
Revised Box Office Opening Hours (Phone only)
Our opening hours are 12noon – 5pm Tuesday to Saturday inclusive.
Please note that the building remains closed outside of show times.

☎️ 0191 443 4661

Opening Times:
Revised Box Office Opening Hours (Phone only)
Our opening hours are 12noon – 5pm Tuesday to Saturday inclusive.
Please note that the building remains closed outside of show times.

☎️ 0191 443 4661

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Jazz Attack

Jazz Attack

  • Age 10 – 16
  • Saturday 1.15pm – 2.45pm
  • Termly Fee: £75
  • Bursaries are available
  • Recommended minimum playing level is Grade 4+

Led by Dr Paul Edis, Jazz Attack is your chance to experience spontaneous music-making and to be creative. The band meets weekly and works towards regular performances at Sage Gateshead. You’ll learn new ideas and approaches to improvisation, develop your ability to play by ear and gain invaluable ensemble skills, and have good fun performing music from the jazz repertoire and beyond. Players often progress to our more advanced youth jazz ensemble Jambone which is also led by Paul Edis.

Paul Edis is a familiar figure on the North East Jazz circuit, playing in several groups and often supporting touring soloists. He has toured nationally and performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the UK, and he is in high demand as a sight reader, accompanist and music director.

We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in joining part of our Young Musicians Programme. You can email [email protected]

Term dates 20/21

Bursaries

Our Young Musicians Programme is open to all children and young people, whatever their circumstances. We are keen to encourage applicants from the widest possible range of backgrounds and access a bursary where needed.

Here’s some more information about bursaries. If you’d like to speak to someone, please email us at [email protected]