'What we play is Life' Louis Armstrong

'Jazz is there and gone. It happens. You have to be present for it.
That simple.'

Keith Jarret

                             MEhr Clef - Absolute Jazz Education            

Based in London, United Kingdom, MEhr Clef is a Nor For Profit Jazz Organization, offering Summer Schools, Professional Development Courses, Masterclasses, Workshops, Tuition and Live Jazz Events to showcase students.

Everyone involved in the organization is an experienced musician/performer and teacher and has, first and foremost, students’ and musicians' interests at heart.

Courses and workshops are tailored to cater for all ages and ability levels, from beginners to professionals, and offer excellent performance and networking opportunities.

Our tutors are among the very best in the UK and most of them are professors for Jazz at Britain's finest and most desirable Music Colleges and Conservatoires:

Malcolm Edmonstone - Head of Jazz, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London
Martin France - Jazz Professor at Royal Academy of Music, London
Lee Gibson - Senior Jazz Professor at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London
Mark Hodgson - Jazz Professor at Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham
Stan Sulzmann - Jazz Professor at Royal Academy of Music, London
Steve Waterman - Jazz Professor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London

For students wishing to pursue music studies the course offers audition preparation and a mock audition. Since our inauguration in 2005 each one of our students who applied to renowned Music Schools, Academies and Conservatoires for Undergraduate or Postgraduate Jazz studies was offered a place.