Future Sound Manchester: new video

Our latest Future Sound video has just dropped, so have a watch right now! It features saxophonist, composer and bandleader Emma Johnson, who led the project, along with students from Co-op Academy North Manchester.

Step inside the House of Jazz: new video

Want to know what happens in the House of Jazz?

Here’s our new video to give you a flavour of our inaugural event, which launched at the end of last year.

Guests were treated to off-the-scale performances from artists led by trumpeter Mark Kavuma.

Announcing new Abram Wilson charity ambassadors

We are thrilled to announce that three outstanding musicians – Ashley Henry, Jas Kayser and Sans Soucis – have become our new Abram Wilson charity ambassadors. They join our existing ambassador Reuben James and patrons Jools Holland and Nitin Sawhney in supporting the Abram Wilson charity.

House of Jazz – exclusive END OF YEAR PARTY!

Join us for our inaugural HOUSE OF JAZZ party on Thursday, 8th December 2022 8pm – 11pm hosted by Mark Kavuma & The Banger Factory at one of Mayfair’s most characterful and unique private homes, helping us to raise funds for the Abram Wilson charity in our 10th anniversary year!

Musicians need you this Giving Tuesday!

If the consumer frenzy of Black Friday gives you the ick, supporting a cause you care about on Giving Tuesday is an easy way to reset the balance! 

This year Giving Tuesday is on 29 November and we need to raise £4,000 by the end of the day.  

Four reasons why emerging musicians need your support right now

The triple whammy of Covid, Brexit and the cost-of-living crisis has hit artists working in the music industry hard. On top of this, some musicians also continue to face barriers of systemic racism and misogyny. With all this in the mix, emerging musicians need our support now more than ever.

FSR Strongroom studios

FUTURE SOUND RECORDS – THE MUSIC

The latest strand to our Future Sound programme saw the students spending two days in a professional music studio, recording the tracks they’d written together, ready for release.