A posse of the most talented new players to emerge from recent editions of Tomorrow’s Warriors are joining acclaimed US composer and bandleader Jason Moran and his stellar rhythm section, the Bandwagon, in the first roll-out of a major new piece that celebrates the legacy of the iconic bandleader and composer James Reese Europe, commissioned by 14-18 NOW, Serious, the Kennedy Center Washington, and Jazzfest Berlin.
Sunday 29 April we wrapped our epic 18-month-long nationwide education and concert tour project, The Jazz Ticket with a packed day of live music and masterclasses at our creative home at Southbank Centre, London. The Jazz Ticket marked the centenary year of the birth of six Giants of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria, Thelonious Monk, Tadd Dameron and Buddy … Continue reading The Jazz Ticket
We're rounding off the epic that has been The Jazz Ticket 2017 marking the centenary year of the birth of six Giants Of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzie Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Mongo Santamaria, Tadd Dameron, and Buddy Rich. To celebrate, on Sunday 29 April we're bringing together for The Jazz Ticket National Finale around 200 of the 600 young musicians … Continue reading The Jazz Ticket National Finale