in Jazz, Latin American and Blues, the Ladywood Community School
of Music provides quality musical tuition for children and adults
of all ages and abilities.
2001 Andy Hamilton received a grant from the Millenium Commission.
He bought instruments and set up the Ladywood Community School of
Music with an aim to help keep local children off the streets.
tutors teach youngsters from as young as six a variety of instruments
including, the Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Piano/Keyboards,
Guitar, Double Bass and Drums.
Hamilton with music students at the school
Veteran Jazz legend Andy Hamilton teaches saxophone at the music
school. Many of Birmingham's best Jazz musicians have been taught
Foad - Guitar tutor
tutors include Paul Foad, a guitarist with Andy Hamilton and the
Bluenotes. Paul has played with some of the great legends of the
Piano tutor, Naron Litchmore regularly plays at Andy Hamilton's
Sunday lunchtime concerts at the Drum.
want to be a great musician"
Sophie and Ella - their musical talents take after their famous
grandad Andy Hamilton
a look at a picture gallery of some of the students and their instruments
at the Ladywood Community School of Music.