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Jamie is a Senior Lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Dr Jamie Oehlers is recognised as one of Australia’s leading jazz artists and saxophonists. He was the winner of the 2003 World Saxophone Competition in Switzerland and has won numerous awards in Australia, including four Australian Jazz “Bell” Awards – one Best Australian Jazz Artist and three for Best Contemporary Jazz Album – an ABC Limelight Award for Best Jazz CD Release, and has been an ARIA Awards finalist for Best Jazz Album. His career has seen him perform throughout the world - New York, London, Paris, Berlin - in India, Switzerland, through the UK, Italy, Ireland, China, Japan. He has released 20 albums, including his latest, ‘Night Music’ which was aligned with his PhD entitled “Developing a Chromatic-Intervallic Approach to Jazz Improvisation Through Reflexive Practice”. He has been Coordinator of Jazz Studies at WAAPA since 2008 and maintains an active performance career on top of his teaching and mentoring.