She studied with Lara James and Gerard McChrystal during her time there and she is now going onto pursue her love for the Tenor Saxophone by increasing the awareness for this fantastic instrument.
Although Jade is a classically trained saxophonist, she loves to play in other styles of music. Jade plays tenor saxophone for Michael Campari and the Solar System and has stood in for other Devon based bands which include Freshly Squeezed and the Simmertones. Jade will be performing with Jonathan Watts during the Festival.
He graduated with a B.Mus degree in 1980 followed by a Masters Degree in ‘Baroque Keyboard Techniques’ a year later. He then studied organ with James Dalton at Queens College Oxford
Jonathan is equally at home giving organ recitals, playing harpsichord and accompanying instrumentalists and singers. He is the conductor of the 160 Dartington Community Choir and is heavily involved in the annual International Summer School at Dartington as accompanist to many of the world’s leading musician
J.S. Bach, Paul Creston, Singelee right the way through to more recent works by saxophonists Rob Buckland, Nigel Wood and Andy Scott.