Leeds College of Music

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Name: Leeds College of Music
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Jazz showcases the best of young UK talent

UK - The successful, high-powered and influential partnership between Yamaha in association with Jazzwise, the All-Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group, PPL, and 606 Club continues into a record eighth year providing funding, performance and recording ... [Published LSI Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Dave Tucker / Alan Tomlinson / Rachel Musson / Jim Lebaigue + Veryan Weston

A double bill of improvised and experimental sounds, full of surprise, invention, subtlety & wit.Charm School:Alan Tomlinson – Trombones.Rachel Musson – Tenor SaxDave Tucker – Double BassJim Lebaigue – Drums & PercussionPlusVeryan WestonThe breathtaking ... [Published N16Mag.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Review: The Al Wood Nine

Al Wood Multi-instrumentalist, Al Wood was a member of many of the well known bands of the 'Big Band Era', before becoming a founder-pillar of the Jazz Course at Leeds College of Music. For many years he has led bands in the North, especially big bands. ... [Published The Yorkshire Times - Jun 26 2014]


Charles Bozon, director of Yamaha's Classic Division commented, "These innovative scholarships have further extended our relationship with PPL and the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group. The promotion of Jazz Performance and these scholarships complement our many other music education and student support initiatives. What better way to support the studies and showcase the talent of the UK's finest upcoming young Jazz musicians than through financial assistance, live performance and a recording opportunity."
They even tackled some classic big band epics like Basie's 'One o'clock jump' and Gillespie's "The Champ, which certainly filled the Town Hall with sound (and an enthusiastic audience)."

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Summer Jazz showcases the best of young UK talent [Published LSI Online - Jul 23 2014]
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