Jamie Oehlers, one of Australia’s leading saxophonist presents a free rhythm section masterclass on accompaniment for jazz horn players.
Jamie regularly tours and performs at jazz clubs and festivals throughout the world. Over the last few years he has been on stage with numerous jazz greats from around the world, including Charlie Haden, George Garzone, Eric Harland, Reuben Rogers, Robert Hurst, Ari Hoenig and Aaron Goldberg.
In 2007 he was named Australian Jazz Musician of the Year at the Bell Awards, as well as winning the Best Jazz Release category in 2005, 2006 and 2007; and in 2003 was the winner of the White Foundation World Saxophone Competition.
Jamie maintains an active recording career with his 10th CD being released in August 2012 – “Smoke and Mirrors” featuring Ari Hoenig. He is currently coordinator of Jazz Studies at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) which produces some of the finest jazz musicians in Australia. He has performed with international jazz artists at festivals and clubs in the United States, Asia, India, UK, Europe, New Zealand and throughout Australia.