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.
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
A message from Janine Irons MBE, Gary's partner and co-founder/CEO of Tomorrow's Warriors: I wanted to reach out to all those who have been so kind to get in touch and/or visit us following Gary's stroke on 29 January. Since announcing the news, we have been bowled over by what can only be described as … Continue reading Gary Crosby stroke update: ‘Tsunami of Love’ on his road to recovery