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LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

BlogMar 15 2017Comments Off on LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR OUR FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

We’re back for our five year anniversary celebration on the 11th May at Bush Hall! This year is set to be bigger and better as we bring together performances from some of the brightest and best emerging musicians in London at the moment. Our almost entirely female line-up includes MADAM, the Rachael Cohen Quartet and Kokoroko. The event will ...

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EXPLORING THE AGE-OLD QUESTION: HOW TO BE FULFILLED CREATIVELY AND STILL MAKE MONEY

EXPLORING THE AGE-OLD QUESTION: HOW TO BE FULFILLED CREATIVELY AND STILL MAKE MONEY

BlogFeb 23 2017Comments Off on EXPLORING THE AGE-OLD QUESTION: HOW TO BE FULFILLED CREATIVELY AND STILL MAKE MONEY

  Mike Ausden, co-founder of live music booking agency Function Central, shares his journey to becoming a professional musician, and insights on how to lead the creative life you want whilst still earning a living. Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do I’m a guitarist and jazz trumpet player who was taught by Abram Wilson. A few ...

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BINKER & MOSES: ODE TO THE POWER OF TWO

BINKER & MOSES: ODE TO THE POWER OF TWO

BlogAug 23 2016Comments Off on BINKER & MOSES: ODE TO THE POWER OF TWO

Our new trustee Fred Bolza has written a little blog on how Binker & Moses are moving the London jazz scene forward. Check it out below.  There is a well known saying amongst Londoners stoically going about their daily business in the sprawling metropolis: “You wait ages for a bus and then two come along at once.” It seems to me that ...

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THE MOBO AWARDS AND JAZZ

THE MOBO AWARDS AND JAZZ

BlogOct 23 2014Comments Off on THE MOBO AWARDS AND JAZZ

Last night was the MOBO awards (Music of Black Origin). The talented and soulful Zara McFarlane won for best jazz act, a vocalist signed to Gilles Peterson’s label Brownswood Recordings. Prior to joining Brownswood she had worked with Abram on numerous occasions; he had mentored her and they had played together many times. Her band ...

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