Commercial Jazz with

Tommy Langdale

Classes

Minimum age: 16 (Younger with exception, contact reception)

Sunday: Commercial Jazz

  • Level: Beginner
  • Time: 15:00-16:00
  • Fee: £12

Class description

You’ll explore and learn the grass roots of Jazz technique and the early movers and shakers that defined the style. After a good warm up and some center work to practice skills such as balance, breathe control , travel and elevation, you’ll learn some steps in a Jazz style that’s rooted in technique but brought up to date ready for stage, for tours and  TV show.

Biography

Tommy is British artist and creative with a background in musical theatre and dance education. Tommy’s early performance path led him to work with Silva young as a child and perform for the queen at the Royal Albert hall. Later influences and mentors would shape Tommy’s Music Theatre and creative leadership career. After training with Philip Foster, as a singer Tommy performed in Pictures of life a new work for Lionel Sigeal and later Sir Tim Rice as his lead tenor vocalist for a self entitled show (An Evening with Sir Tim Rice) Tommy has a background in grass roots Jazz, mastering styles from fosse, matt Mattox and Aliey. Tommys Jazz tech training was provided under the guidance of Teresa Kerr (London studios/Ready Steady Go) this disco tech jazz, combined with American styles of cabaret jazz define Tommys unique style as a choreographer and dance trainer