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Jools Holland becomes new Abram Wilson charity patron

We’re thrilled to announce that renowned musician, bandleader, composer and broadcaster Jools Holland has become our newest patron.

Jools said:

“I’m delighted to become a patron of the Abram Wilson charity.  I’m proud to lend my support to its vital work in providing visibility, access and opportunity for young musicians and emerging artists in the UK music industry.”

Jools Holland OBE, DL, is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer and broadcaster. An original member of Squeeze, in 1987 he formed with Gilson Lavis The Jools Holland Big Band. This has gradually grown into his 18 piece Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, with which he regularly records and tours. He has released 24 studio albums to date and has collaborated with some of the biggest international stars.  He is the host of the BBC TWO music TV show Later… with Jools Holland, which is celebrating its 30th year.

Jennie Cashman Wilson, our founder and CEO, added:

“Jools Holland is a tireless champion of undiscovered and emerging artists, as well as being an amazing musician and legendary collaborator himself.  So we’re super pleased that he has become the Abram Wilson charity’s newest patron.”

Jools joins our other awesome patron Nitin Sawhney and ambassador Reuben James.

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