Help us keep the music playing, with Future Sound 2024

When drummer Femi Koleoso accepted the Mercury Prize on behalf of Ezra Collective in September, he spoke powerful words about the importance of grassroots youth music organisations in the UK. He said: “This moment that we’re celebrating right here is testimony to good, special people putting time and effort into [helping] young people to play…

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Supporting emerging creatives : a publisher’s perspective 

As with many creative industries, getting started in illustrating can be tough. Not all publishers are willing to put time and resources into nurturing and commissioning new talent.  When our CEO Jennie Cashman Wilson began to develop her new book Becoming Brave, her vision was to work with an emerging illustrator.  Her publisher, Little Tiger,…

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Two girls with saxophones talking and writing a song together

Make twice the difference for young musicians 

There’s a wealth of evidence showing how music can be transformative for young people’s wellbeing. We release our latest Future Sound video ahead of our next match fundraising campaign which launches on 6 June.

Becoming Brave: new book Telling Abram and Jennie’s story

We’re super excited to announce that Becoming Brave, a new children’s picture book about love, grief and believing in yourself, will be published in August 2023. Written by our founder and CEO Jennie and illustrated by Tomekah George, it follows Jennie and her relationship with her late husband, critically acclaimed jazz musician Abram Wilson.

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.

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!

ABRAM WILSON: Marking 10 years

Today, 10 years to the day since Abram passed away, we remember him with love and celebrate his legacy. Our founder and CEO Jennie Cashman Wilson shares her thoughts on why our recent anniversary gig was such a poignant evening.