Between 2007 and 2009 Jamie was Course Leader for Jazz at Leeds College of Music (the UK's largest conservatoire), where he remains a principal lecturer on the jazz faculty.
He has worked with leading jazz musicians like Baptiste Herbin, Roni Ben-Hur, Alan Barnes, Jim Mullen, Sebastiaan DeKrom, Andrea DiBiase, Steve Fishwick, Richard Iles, Tom Harrison, Steve Brown, Pete Whittaker, Gary Potter, Reuben Fowler, David Lyttle, Laura Jurd, Jamil Sheriff, and Carlos Lopez-Real. In the field of popular music he has contributed to projects involving Mercury Music Prize nominee Richard Hawley, CANDID recording artist Sarah Mitchell, and Leeds-based indie band The Pigeon Detectives.
Jamie toured the UK in September 2017 with six-piece jazz/rock project Perpetual Motion Machine. Scroll down to the Videos section to see this exciting band in action!
Jamie's previous group Outside Line was formed in 2013, and the following year released its debut album on GLP Records Introducing Outside Line to considerable critical acclaim.
Jamie is now available for distance learning and is also producing instructional videos for Mike Masterclasses. Again, you can watch samples of these classes in the Videos section below, or visit www.jamie-taylor.com and www.mikesmasterclasses.com for further details...