How to write and express yourself through music – new Future Sound videos out now!

Ever wondered how musicians write their lyrics or songs? Or how they became artists? Well, our new video series could help you answer some of those questions. Future Sound Digital is all about expressing yourself through music and is available now, for free, on our YouTube channel.¬† Please watch and subscribe! There are 13 new…

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Hendrix, community and new music – five minutes with Shirley Tetteh

ūüď∑: Gomez de Villaboa Rising star in the UK jazz scene, musician Shirley Tetteh explores the rich heritage and tradition of the guitar, influenced by pioneers and contemporary heroes alike.¬† She has performed with the likes of Jason Yarde, Nubya Garcia, Arun Ghosh, Courtney Pine and Jazz Jamaica. More recently she was announced as the…

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‘No holds barred’: how Church of Sound’s bringing afrobeat and jazz to a new generation

ūüď∑¬†Kathy Stocker A Hackney church reimagined as a music venue – winning a 2017 Jazz FM Award for Best Live Experience of the Year –¬†AWF Associate Artist,¬†Church of Sound has reclaimed a vital community space. Its co-founder and latest member of our career development programme,¬†Spencer Martin, is getting ready for a gig like no other…

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Announcing new grants from PRS Foundation and Arts Council England for unique music education project!

We‚Äôre delighted to announce an exciting new and exceptional collaboration with two of our faves: up-and-coming Afrobeat-jazz band Kokoroko¬†and award-winning jazz promoters and AWF Associate Artists Church of Sound! Thanks to generous grants worth ¬£17,000 from PRS Foundation and Arts Council England we‚Äôll be presenting Sunday School. ¬† This new project will blend Church of…

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