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Evaluations and Peer Reviews

The ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ with its specific educational principals are referred to as the ‘Jazzaar Concept’. The efficacy of the Jazzaar Concept has been evaluated over the years by international experts in Music/Jazz Education.

The evaluations in PDF are available below for download.

2012

The Elliott Report (PDF)

by Prof. Dr. David J. Elliott, PhD (English)
– Professor of Music Education and Graduate Adviser for Music Education in the
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University
– Specialist in Music Education Philosophy
– Author and Speaker on Music Education
– Musician: Trombonist, Composer

2010

Peer Review (PDF)

by Mr. George Robert (German)
– Director of the Jazz Departments, Lausanne Conservatory
– Former president of the Swiss Jazz Universities
– Musician (Saxophonist)

2008

Peer Review (PDF)

by Prof. Dr. David J. Elliott, PhD (English)
– Professor of Music Education and Graduate Adviser for Music Education in the
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University
– Specialist in Music Education Philosophy
– Author and Speaker on Music Education
– Musician: Trombonist, Composer

Peer Review (PDF)

by Mr. Dimitrios Vassilakis (English)
– Musician: Saxophonist, Vocalist
– Lecturer: Jazz theory and Jazz ensembles at the University of Makedonia,
Thessaloniki
– Member of IASJ (International Association of Schools of Jazz)

Peer Review (PDF)

by Prof Dr. Raymond MacDonald, BSc, PhD, CPsychol (English)
– Chair of Music Psychology and Improvisation, Glasgow Caledonian University
Editor, Psychology of Music
– Associate Editor, Jazz Research Journal, International Journal of Music
Education, Music Education Research
– Director, Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra
– Musician: Saxophonist

2005

Article: Possibly The Best Kept Jazz Education Secret in the World

by Ian Darrington – IAJE Europe Representative (English)