— Informal —
- Warne Marsh (1927–1987), legendary tenor saxophonist, band leader and occasional performing colleague of Lennie Tristano, Lee Konitz and Charlie Parker. He was (and in spirit, still is) my primary jazz mentor and teacher. I was his student from 1972 until his death in 1987.
— Formal —
- Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) Disclosure #001505676768, Oct 2015 [required for teaching children and adolescents]
- BA (Hons) in Music Education (QTS) (qualified teacher status), London Metropolitan University, Jul 2006
- Certificate in Teaching in Lifelong Learning, Birkbeck College, University of London, Nov 2003
- Recognized Teacher Status (RTS), University of Glamorgan, granted Aug 2003
- Certificate in Teaching Adult Basic Skills [numeracy and literacy], Westminster–Kingsway College, London, Jul 2003
I hope this has been helpful and encouraging. If you have any questions or wish to enquire about lessons, I would welcome your call (020 8530–0710).