Jerry Wigens

I was inspired to start playing in the early 70s by British progressive bands such as Soft Machine and avant American jazzers and jazz rockers like Coltrane, Miles Davis and Chicago. Guitar has always been my main instrument but I have been involved in the London improv scene for five or six years as a clarinetist although I prefer not to draw lines round my musical activities. I worked my way through various bands in the 80s and 90s and now enjoy a varied and diverse range of musical activities from the prog-jazz of the band Astrakan to various stable combinations of improvisers, notably a trio with pianist Phil Somervell and drummer Paul May

Read more
Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

London N16 6NJ

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

B.Mus (Hons) and M.Mus in Contempoarary Music Studies. Taught B.Mus Indeterminacy and Improvisation course unit at Goldsmiths College, University of London - spring term 2008. Various individual instrumental tuition on guitar. Available for teaching evenings/weekends. £20/hour

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google banner ads that appear on every page for a full year!

Fund All About Jazz's Future