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Jamie Oehlers

Education

Western Australian Conservatorium of Music

Berklee College of Music, Boston

Private Study in US with Dave Liebman,

George Garzone, George Coleman, Hal Crook.

Festivals

International Festivals - JVC Jazz Festival (New York), BBC London Jazz Festival, Jazz Yatra Festival (India), Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Edinburgh Jazz Festival (Scotland), Galway Jazz festival, Bray Jazz Festival (Ireland), Manila Jazz festival (Philipines), Villa Celimontana (Italy), Jazz Alive Festival (New Zealand).

Australian Festivals - Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Fremantle Jazz Festival, Manly Jazz Festival, Stonnington Jazz Festival, Darwin Fringe Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Sydney Festival, Festival of Perth, Glenelg Jazz Festival, Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival, Half Bent Music Festival and many more

Performances

Jamie has performed in the United States, Asia, India, UK, Europe, New Zealand and throughout Australia with leading international jazz artists like Ronnie Scott, Geri Allen, Robert Hurst, Eric Harland, Cindy Blackman, John and Jeff Clayton, Curtis Lundy, Paul Grabowsky, Dale Barlow, Bernie McGann, Bobby Shew, Renee Geyer, Barney Mcall, Scott Tinkler, Joe Chindamo and James Morrison, and with groups like the Australian Art Orchestra, Sam Keevers Octet, Paul Grabowsky Quintet and Quartet, Blowfish and the Paul Williamson Sextet

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Album Reviews
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Author: John Clare
Date: 25/11/2006
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

YOU R HERE
Session Two: Jamie Oehlers Double Drummer Group (Jazzhead)

Many of the lurching, battered heroes of hard rock roar on with surprising potency; and so do those of free jazz, as this year's Wangaratta Festival of Jazz proved.

The spirit is taken up by new generations, but rarely with such energy as here. Powered by drummers Simon Barker and Ben Vanderwal and buoyed by Rodrigo Aravena's bass, the themes and improvisations come at you with exhilarating force. These hurricanes can evaporate suddenly in ethereal passages

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Willing to teach

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Credentials/Background

Victorian College of the Arts (Melbourne)

Monash University (Melbourne)

Workshops in the UK, Ireland and throughout Australia and New Zealand

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Discography

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