Quercus brings together three of the UK’s most creative, multi award winning musicians to create exquisite chamber music that weaves together the essence of folk and jazz. Drawing on their life’s work including original compositions, traditional folk songs and reclaimed standards, Quercus subtly colours each song to create a magical atmosphere.
Blow the Fuse, an artist-led organisation formed in 1989 by jazz musicians Deirdre Cartwright and Alison Rayner, have been pioneers in raising awareness to gender issues in jazz.
The resident artist at this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival is Terri Lyne Carrington, the legendary American drummer, composer, singer, and producer who has worked with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves and Esperanza Spalding amongst others.
Making Tracks brings together emerging artists from around the world to showcase unique musical traditions, initiate new collaborations and contribute towards a global community of socially and environmentally-engaged musicians.
This spectacular collaboration between Alice Zawadzki, Rob Luft, Fred Thomas, Misha Mullov-Abbado, and the Royal Northern College of Music Orchestra challenges and develops typical orchestral practices creating exceptional new music.
Wacław Zimpel and Jakub Ziołek are two of the most celebrated and prolific Polish artists of the younger generation. Their output consist of many albums recorded mostly in collaboration with other artists and with special
In the first of an occasional new series Jez Nelson and Chris Phillips invite their favourite contemporary artists to pay tribute to some of the lesser celebrated heroes of jazz.