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Niall holds a Master's in Jazz Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, as well as a Bachelor's in Jazz Performance from the University of Manitoba.  Niall has over 9 years of teaching experience, an extensive resume that includes private lessons, masterclasses and clinics.  He has studied privately with Jimmy Greene, Jon Gordon, Gary Smulyan, Donny McCaslin, Phil Markowitz, Quincy Davis, Jim McNeely, and Jamie Baum.  

Lessons with Niall cover all the bases necessary not only for a career in Jazz Performance, but those that are required to pursue the goal of Complete Musicianship.  These include:

  • Instrumental Technique and Mastery

  • Ear Training

  • Rhythmic Independence 

  • Improvisation

  • Theory and Harmony

  • Composition



Contact Niall to inquire about Private Lessons and Masterclasses:

Click the link below to download my Teaching Resume

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