Jazz Composers’ Big Band

Sunday, 25.03.2018 18:30, Duke’s Hall

Tickets: £10 (concessions £8) from the Academy’s Box Office

The Academy’s Jazz Department has been steadily turning out some of the most acclaimed young composers currently shaping the contemporary scene.

The celebrated jazz composition course culminates with the final-year students composing for big band. This concert features premiere performances of these works under the direction of the Academy’s Professor of Jazz Composition, Pete Churchill.

In association with the Worshipful Company of Musicians, the Academy is proud to host the presentation, and performances of the winning pieces, of the 2018 Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition and the Eddie Harvey Jazz Arranger Award.

 

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