What they said…

Comments from Participants and Past Tutors’ Testimonials:

“What a delightful, colourful week, full of character, classless, ageless, bounding with joy and spirit and good humour….connecting, encouraging self-expression, interaction… opening doors that maybe some thought would forever remain closed, and others didn’t even know were shut tight”…. MIKE WALKER, SJP GUITAR TUTOR 2015 & 2016 VIA FACEBOOK

Participants:

“I feel part of a community when  come and I think that is a very important part of what keeps me coming back”

“It was all just amazing!! I’m in awe of everything you’ve done!”

“I had a great time, met so many wonderful people, and most of all was really inspired to become a better musician.”

“THX guys!! It was great to work with you!!! BIG RESPECT.. 🙂 one of the best weeks in my life!”..thank you so much for the most amazing, fun, inspiring week”.

“Well done Eddie, and everybody else who helped organise this fabulous and inspiring week!”

“I learned so much from the tutors and the jam sessions”

“Thanks for organizing a memorable and, hopefully, seminal week”

“Every aspect was rewarding and inspiring. I look forward to coming next year”

“What an incredible week…thanks for putting it all together”

“a blistering week of inspirational music :-)”

“Everyone’s getting sick of me cos I can’t stop talking about how incredible last week was “

“Thanks so much to everyone for such an incredible and inspiring week”

“It was a fantastic experience – both enjoyable and challenging”

“All the tutors were top-class, I felt like I learned something new every five minutes!”

“I thought the programme was a perfect mix of learning, participating, attending performances and socialising. It was challenging, stimulating and fun – it didn’t half keep us on our toes”.

Testimonials from our teaching faculty:

“What a delightful, colourful week, full of character, classless, ageless, bounding with joy and spirit and good humour….connecting, encouraging self-expression, interaction… opening doors that maybe some thought would forever remain closed, and others didn’t even know were shut tight”…. MIKE WALKER, SJP GUITAR TUTOR 2015 & 2016 VIA FACEBOOK

“I have been teaching on jazz workshops and summer schools for the past 25 years in places like the US, France, Germany, the UK and Ireland. It is without doubt that I say the Sligo Jazz Project ….is the most organized and smoothly ran workshop that I’ve ever been involved with”…. Jean Toussaint

“Thanks for a fantastic week, had a blast.”… Janek Gwizdala, e bass tutor 2013.

“I had the pleasure of taking part in the Sligo Jazz Project. The workshop and concerts were well organized and the faculty and participants were inspiring. Sligo is a lovely town, definitely worth a visit. Hope to see you there next year. ” … John Riley, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra drummer New York, and educator.

“It was a pleasure to teach on the Sligo Jazz Project. The students and faculty were great to work with and I think it was a particularly creative and enjoyable experience for everyone”… John Taylor, UK piano legend

“Joining the line up for Sligo 2011 International Jazz Summer School and Festival was one of the most inspiring weeks i’ve had in sometime! And judging from the feedback from the students and punters, this great festival is destined to be a very important fixture on the annual Jazz festival map” … Cleveland Watkiss, UK vocal maestro

 “Sligo Jazz… we LOVED you”… David Lyttle, NI drum force

“I had a wonderful week and feel completely invigorated by it. it’s such a lovely combination of teaching and playing, and your relaxed approach allows everyone to just do what they do. I thought it was a very strong faculty”. …Paul Clarvis, UK drummer/percussionist and educator.