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…

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LONDONJAZZ REVIEW – AN EVENING OF JAZZ CELEBRATING THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION

Photo credit: Benjamin Amure – www.benjaminamure.com   In case you missed our anniversary gig on 14th June at St. James Studio, LondonJazz did a pretty awesome job of reviewing it. It was such a fun evening, with a stage packed full of musicians, joy and jazz. A massive thank you to all the artists who took part,…

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW TRUSTEE, SHARAN JASWAL!

We’re super excited to introduce our new trustee, Sharan Jaswal.  She is Education Director at financial and enterprise education charity, MyBnk. As a founding staff member, she has played a prominent role in designing, developing and delivering MyBnk’s suite of award winning and globally renowned programmes. We managed to sit down for a quick Q&A so that you could…

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ACHIEVE YOUR GREATNESS HIGHLIGHTS

Between January and February 2015 we successfully realised our first Achieve Your Greatness pilot schools project in two secondary schools in the borough of Greenwich. It was aimed at 40 young people between 11 – 13 years with a special focus on children who have been identified as lacking in confidence, suffering from bullying, experiencing…

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INTERVIEW WITH LONDONJAZZ – CEO & FOUNDER, JENNIE CASHMAN WILSON

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure  LondonJazz asked me to do an interview for them as part of International Women’s Day, which is today. Enjoy! x LondonJazz News: You are a female founder and CEO of an organisation with an all-female board, how did that come about? Jennie Cashman Wilson: Yes, the Abram Wilson Foundation is a…

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INTRODUCING YELFRIS VALDÉS

“I’ve been working non-stop since I got here.” The Cuban trumpeter Yelfris Valdés has been playing in all kinds of contexts since settling in London just nine months ago. I had the pleasure of interviewing him for LondonJazz after having worked together on on the Philippa Schuyler Project in December 2014.  A charming man and…

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THE PHILIPPA PROJECT IN PICTURES

We recently got some pictures through from two weeks of workshopping The Philippa Project earlier this month, funded by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation and the PRS for Music Foundation. The director and writer, Pia Furtado and I were joined by an awesome team of creatives including videographer and set designer, Tim Bird; sound designer, David…

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