Saul Richardson


Saul Richardson is principal at Jazz Workshop Australia, a music academy in St Leonards specialising in jazz education. He conducts the Sydney Youth Jazz Orchestras, is a jazz guitarist and bassist, and runs the annual JWA Summer Jazz Camp in Sydney. He is a graduate of the University of Sydney in education and is currently a PhD candidate there in the LCT Centre for Knowledge-Building. He studied Jazz guitar under Steve Brien, Steve McKenna, and Dennis Keath. He is an internationally recognized Jazz educator who served for two years as Australasian representative on the Board of the International Association for Jazz Education.

Saul has nearly 30 years of successful jazz teaching experience, directing combos and big bands in schools and community band programs as well as at JWA. He is a former conductor of the NSW Arts Unit Stage Band and lectured in jazz pedagogy at Sydney Conservatorium of Music.