ABOUT A YORKSHIRE LASS - BORN & BRED! Lives in North Yorkshire
PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN, COMPOSER, BAND LEADER & INSTRUMENTAL TUTOR Instrumental Music Tutor since 1983 Professional Musician & Band Leader since 1990 Recording artist Session musician Guest artist Own band 'The Tina Featherstone Trio' formed in 1990
MUSICIANS' UNION MEMBER
PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN Classically & Jazz trained Degree in Jazz & Comtemporary Music @ Leeds College of Music Orchestral player Theatre pit player Plays internationally as well as local venues throughout Yorkshire Regular guest artist at Scarborough Jazz Club, Harrogate Jazz Club & Knaresborough Jazz Club Guest artist at Scarborough Jazz Festival & Beverley Jazz Club Previous long standing member of The Shades of Kenton Jazz Orchestra & The New Squadronaire
Extremely good sight reader!
WATCH THIS SPACE... A new album is in progress of all my own jazz compositions...WATCH THIS SPACE
I've performed/worked with ... Pete King Saxophone Courtney Pine Tommy Whittle Kathy Stobart Bill Charleston Don Rendell Duncan Lamont John Helliwell
Don Lusher Trombone George Chisholm Roy Williams Ray Wordsworth Jiggs Whigham
Bobby Shew Trumpet Trevor Vincent Digby Fairweather
Barbara Jay Singer
Steve Rushton Drums/Percussion Max Beesley Dave Hassell
The Shades of Kenton Jazz Orchestra The New Squadronaires The Tony Falkener Big Band Band of the RAF Harrogate Philharmonic Orchestra Talk Talk Heath Common
THE TINA FEATHERSTONE TRIO Formed in 1990 and still going strong! A very in demand Jazz Band playing gigs nationally across the country
DO YOU NEED A JAZZ BAND FOR YOUR EVENT OR VENUE? ASK ME FOR A QUOTE TODAY!
Latest album 'No More Blues' (recorded in 2008) *copies available on request* Listen to tracks: www.myspace.com/tinafeatherstone
Ongoing monthly residency for last 20+ years @ The Harrogate Brasserie, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1DB Previous residencies in Victoria Quarter, Leeds Bistro & Top Floor Restaurant @ Harvey Nichols, Leeds, West Yorkshire Corporate band for many hotel launch parties
Easy listening Jazz Playing music from traditional New Orleans style Jazz to well known standards, Latin to Modern Jazz There's a style to suit every age group and event
All Instrumentalists in the band are professional musicians & members of Musicians Union. THE BAND CAN BE AUGMENTED TO A QUARTET/QUINTET OR PAIRED DOWN TO JUST A DUO DEPENDANT ON VENUE SIZE, COST & PREFERENCE (please ask for what is available)
This band is perfect for your local house party to prestigious corporate event. No event too small or too large. We provide a very professional, smooth & relaxed atmosphere to create the perfect ambience for your party or event. Unobtrusive friendly background music or foreground audience participating uptempo sounds - the choice is yours - Its all Jazz to us!!
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SESSION MUSICIAN/RECORDING ARTIST Session musician for TDK & Sony Music
Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Flute player & co-writer with Heath Common band Latest album 'Encounters with Light' (Hi4Head Records) Released May 2015
MUSIC TUTOR www.musicteachers.co.uk
Clarinet Saxophone Flute Piano Recorder
Music Theory Grades 1-8
Classical & Jazz styles taught
Beginner to Professional Standard incorporating national graded music exams with: ABRSM & Trinity College London - Grades 1 - 8: in Classical, Jazz & Theory
ALL AGES WELCOME
*Autistic spectrum & Deaf students welcome*
Instrumental music tutor at Oatlands Junior School, Harrogate (present) Instrumental music tutor at a Specialist school in West Yorkshire (1990 - 2017) Recorder tutor @ Kerr Mackie Primary School, Leeds (2015 - 2016) Music Centre band leader/woodwind & theory tutor @ Wetherby Music Centre, West Yorkshire (1990-2004) Instrumental music tutor @ New Hall Women's Prison (1990)
Teaching qualification: PGCE N.A.P.P.I. trained Safeguarding Certificates Enhanced DBS certificate Public Liability Insurance Musicians Union Member
Too far to travel? Lessons via SKYPE could be your answer!
PLEASE GET IN TOUCH VIA THE ENQUIRIES PAGE WITH ANY QUESTIONS