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Jonathan Dimond

EDUCATION Jonathan has been University-educated in the fields of Classical music and Jazz/ Improvisation. His degrees include: • Bachelor of Music in Classical trombone performance - Queensland Conservatorium of Music (Brisbane, Australia, 1992) • Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Improvisation (with Distinction in Performance) - New England Conservatory (Boston, USA, 1995) • Master of Music in Contemporary Improvisation (with Academic Honors) - New England Conservatory (Boston, USA, 2006)

Jonathan has also undergone vigorous training in North Indian classical music in Pune, India. Jonathan Dimond's teachers have included: Arthur Middleton, Phil Davis (trombone); Jerry Leake, Warren Senders, Shri Bharat Jangam (tabla); Bob Moses, Cecil McBee, John Lockwood, Oscar Stagnaro (bass); Ran Blake, Scott Sandvik, Dominique Eade (improvisation and Third Stream methodology); Abby Rabinovitz, Peter Row, Harriotte Hurie (Indian modal improvisation); Joe Maneri (microtones); Mary Mageau, Gerhard Brophy, Stephen Cronin, Dominique Eade and Pozzi Escot (composition).

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Primary Instrument

Bass, electric


Fitzroy North, VIC

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


TEACHING EXPERIENCE Since 1989 I have been active as a teacher, passing on my experience and skills in a wholistic and dedicated manner to individuals and groups in various settings. In 1994 I was the Teacher's Aid for a class in North Indian music, employed through the Third Stream Department of New England Conservatory, Boston, USA. In 1996 I commenced part-time University lecturing at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Australia, teaching a self-designed ear training course and electric bass

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