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
Tomorrow's Warriors is delighted to be one of a number of potential beneficiaries of the Ronnie Scott's Charitable Foundation's 2017 Music Instrument Amnesty this October (Thanks so much you guys, and thanks to the inimitable Norah Jones for supporting the campaign!). So, here it is. If you're holding your old instrument hostage in an attic, a cupboard or … Continue reading Are you holding musical instruments hostage? Set them free in the Ronnie Scotts Instrument Amnesty!