Jeremy CoatesAcoustic and Electric Bass Instructor
Currently employed in many areas of the music industry, Jeremy Coates is one of Western Canada’s busiest working bass players, with more than fifteen years of performing and teaching experience. Comfortable in the studio, classroom, and concert hall, Jeremy has developed a variety of approaches to jazz improvisation with respect to his instruments, which include acoustic bass, electric 4, 5, 6-string basses, as well as tuba, guitar, and drum set. He has traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and has performed at the Montreux jazz festival.
Jeremy has completed the course work for a Doctor of Arts degree in Music Theory and Composition at University of Northern Colorado. With a proven knowledge of both classical and jazz theory and history, Jeremy has a deep understanding of issues facing musicians in today’s ever-expanding music industry. The secondary project in his academic degree, Jazz Pedagogy, supports the many teaching engagements he has held thus far in his career.