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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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ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION – THE PHILIPPA PROJECT LAUNCH EVENT IN PICTURES

ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION – THE PHILIPPA PROJECT LAUNCH EVENT IN PICTURES

BlogAug 12 2014Comments Off on ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION – THE PHILIPPA PROJECT LAUNCH EVENT IN PICTURES

A couple of weeks ago we officially launched the Philippa Project and introduced some close friends and supporters to our new composer for our jazz-theatre piece Alphonso Horne  (who flew in especially from NYC) and our director Pia Furtado; artist and creator of the sound installation, Rosalind Coleman; and the brains behind our Achieve Your ...

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PASSION IN SPADES BY GEORGINA BROWN

PASSION IN SPADES BY GEORGINA BROWN

BlogJul 23 2014Comments Off on PASSION IN SPADES BY GEORGINA BROWN

I’d like to introduce you to Georgina Brown, our lovely pro bono fundraiser who we recruited about three months ago thanks to the amazing Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Consortium, funded by Arts Council England. They enabled George to successfully secure a full-time graduate position in the fundraising team of Bournemouth Symphony ...

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