Musician - Saxophonist - Composer - Educator

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"...As one of the most sought after musicians and jazz educators in the UK, Joel Purnell is highly regarded in the educational arena by both music academics and students alike and was recently nominated as ‘Jazz Educator of the Year’ in the Jazz Yorkshire Awards.


Academically, Joel has held the post of Principal Lecturer in Jazz Specialist Studies at Leeds College Of Music since 2000 and also teaches on the faculties of York & Durham Universities.


Outside his institutional commitments, Joel also delivers private tuition, workshops and masterclasses in Saxophone Technique, Performance, Jazz Improvisation and Harmony throughout the UK..."

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Interview & performance extracts featuring LCoM jazz tutors: Joel Purnell / Steve Fishwick / Jamil Sheriff / Zoltan Dekany / Sebastiaan De Krom.