The talented young women of Tomorrow's Warriors are celebrating International Women's Day with performances in two countries - Norway and England - this Saturday, 8 March. In Norway... First we have our flagship ensemble, Nérija (pictured above) and former Warrior, Laura Jurd (left) performing at Osasalen in Voss, with the Nordic Warriors featuring young musicians from our friend and … Continue reading Celebrating International Women’s Day – 8 March 2014
Our artistic director, Gary Crosby takes his small band of current and alumni members of Tomorrow’s Warriors on the road for three shows in Sheffield, Southampton and Wolverhampton. It’s a great band so do try to see them if you can!
After working in Denys Baptiste’s 14-piece band on his powerful Now Is The Time…Let Freedom Ring! project, I’m taking some time out to work with my own comparatively small band, Groundation with the wonderful Nathaniel Facey (alto sax), Shirley Tetteh (guitar) and Moses Boyd (drums). I love this band! Everyone has a chance to express themselves and there’s a nice chilled vibe amongst us.
A few gigs coming up:
Fri 31 Jan | SHEFFIELD – Millennium Hall
Sun 02 Feb | SOUTHAMPTON – The Bent Brief
Fri 14 Feb | WOLVERHAMPTON – Arena Theatre
Hope to see lots of new and familiar faces…
Oooh, can't wait to see Tomorrow's Warriors in action this Friday at Southbank Centre as part of this year's London Jazz Festival. Our festival theme, chosen by TW Artistic Director Gary Crosby, is the music of Charles Mingus. So, we asked, what might audiences expect? An abundance of music written for the occasion by a specially convened ensemble … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Warriors at LJF: Love, death, mythology, folklore, loneliness + spoken word and dance!