The Jazz Ticket National Finale

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

‘The Stuart Hall Project’ Live + Direct with Nu Civilisation Orchestra/Peter Edwards

“When I ask people where they’re from, I expect to be told an extremely long story,” says Stuart Hall in The Stuart Hall Project. Award-winning musician, composer and arranger, Peter Edwards directs the Nu Civilisation Orchestra Ensemble at London’s Rich Mix in a live performance of the Miles Davis soundtrack to John Akomfrah’s acclaimed 2013 … Continue reading ‘The Stuart Hall Project’ Live + Direct with Nu Civilisation Orchestra/Peter Edwards

Bridge To Our Memories: About The Composers

Tomorrow’s Warriors is committed to ­nurturing the next ­generation of ­outstanding jazz artists and music ­leaders. Bridge To Our Memories is the result of the introduction of an exciting new ­commissioning strand in our ­Learning ­Faculty ­Development Programme, which empowers artists on our faculty to respond ­individually and collectively to a creative brief to devise new … Continue reading Bridge To Our Memories: About The Composers