Tomorrow’s Warriors is taking up a week-long residency at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton from 30 May bringing to life some of the incredible music celebrated in the Archive’s current ‘raw and energetic’ Black Sound exhibition. The residency features a series of workshops for all ages, including a 4-day intensive, and culminates in a massive Summer Jam party on 3 June (see flyer above; scroll down for workshops).
Monday 30 May – Friday 2 June | 14.00-17.00 | £FREE
Jazzy Beatz with Wayne Francis
A 4-day intensive workshop for up to 12 young and emerging musicians, producers, and beat-boxers aged 16-25 to devise a new short composition exploring improvisation and jazz rhythms in digital music making.
Tuesday 30 May | 11.00-13.30 | £FREE
Junior Jazz Taster Session with Gary Crosby
For young people aged 11-15, at minimum Grade 3 on their instrument (but you don’t need to have taken any exams). No jazz experience necessary.
Wednesday 31 May |11.00-13.30 | £5.00 + £0.90 booking fee
Open Jazz Development Taster Session with Gary Crosby
For musicians aged 18-25 with some or no jazz experience.
Friday 2 June | 11.00-13.30 | £3.00 + £0.78 booking fee
Vintage Jazz Taster Session with Gary Crosby, Steve Williamson & guests
For older people aged 45+ who are lapsed or more seasoned jazz, reggae, soul, and RnB musicians.
Visit the Black Cultural Archives website for more information. Workshop places are limited, so book now to guarantee your place!
And do join us on Saturday 3 June, when we will be rounding off the week with our massive Summer Jam party in the BCA courtyard with some of our amazing frontline Tomorrow’s Warriors ensembles!
The Black Sound exhibition is on at the BCA until 4 November 2017.