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FOUR YEARS OF ACHIEVING OUR GREATNESS

FOUR YEARS OF ACHIEVING OUR GREATNESS

BlogJun 21 2016Comments Off on FOUR YEARS OF ACHIEVING OUR GREATNESS

Time flies! What we’ve been up to these past four years…. This time last week we spent a wonderful evening celebrating Abram Wilson’s life and four years of the Abram Wilson Foundation. In a LondonJazz review of the concert (which you can find in full HERE), Naoise Murphy wrote “the young musicians on stage have benefited enormously ...

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REUBEN JAMES –  NEW PATRON FOR THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION!

REUBEN JAMES – NEW PATRON FOR THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION!

BlogMay 24 2016Comments Off on REUBEN JAMES – NEW PATRON FOR THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION!

Photo credit: Jesaja Hizkia     “I’m honoured to be announced as the Abram Wilson Foundation’s first ever patron.  I met Abram when I was 17 years old when he was leading a workshop in Birmingham.  He took me under his wing and asked me to join his band. We went on tour around the jazz circuit and it was amazing for me to ...

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ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION TOUR – WE DID IT!

ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION TOUR – WE DID IT!

BlogDec 08 2013Comments Off on ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION TOUR – WE DID IT!

Photo credit: Benjamin Amure Today is 8th December. It’s 18 months since Abram and I got married, and tomorrow it will be 18 months since he died. When Abram passed I knew I had to keep going, I felt like I owed it to both of us to continue what we had started together, in whatever form seemed right.  That turned out to be a foundation, ...

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REVIEW – A TRIBUTE TO ABRAM WILSON

REVIEW – A TRIBUTE TO ABRAM WILSON

BlogNov 26 2013Comments Off on REVIEW – A TRIBUTE TO ABRAM WILSON

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure A Tribute to Abram Wilson (Purcell Room. South Bank. Wednesday, 20 November 2013. Review by Peter Vacher) Opening the concert, Jennie Cashman Wilson, Abram Wilson’s widow and convenor of the London-based Abram Wilson Foundation, spoke touchingly about her late husband’s many plans and projects, these abruptly ...

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DON’T BE SAD – NEW SINGLE BY UNITED VIBRATIONS

DON’T BE SAD – NEW SINGLE BY UNITED VIBRATIONS

BlogAug 18 2013Comments Off on DON’T BE SAD – NEW SINGLE BY UNITED VIBRATIONS

  For those of you who haven’t heard of United Vibrations, they were formed nine years ago by three brothers, Kareem Dayes, Ahmad Dayes, and Yussef Dayes.  They began as an octet and then about five years ago scaled things down to a quartet, with Wayne Francis II joining as the fourth band member.  Their first album was ...

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