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Folk Rising: Fran Smith, Matt Stalker and Fables, and Tracey Browne
by The Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:11  PDF version
Returning for a short series, this is the first of three Folk Rising concerts featuring up and coming songwriters. Fran Smith Fran Smith has attracted fans of the highest order. Thea Gilmore, Athlete, Karine Polwart, Boo Hewerdine and Po’ Girl have all invited her to open shows for them, which she has subsequently done to much acclaim, each...
Students @ The Sage Gateshead
by The Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:09  PDF version
We host three fantastic music degrees here at The Sage Gateshead. In partnership with the University of Sunderland we deliver the BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music and BA (Hons) Community Music and in partnership with Newcastle University we host the BMus (Hons) Folk and Traditional Music courses. Join us for a collaborative evening of...
PRS for Music Foundation announces new funding initiative
by Jazz Services Ltd. on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:47  PDF version
Jazz Services has received the following press release from PRS for Music Foundation, with information on another significant funding initiative for artists and bands in 2013. See the full press release below: PRS for Music Foundation selected to deliver new MUSIC INDUSTRY TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUND on behalf of Arts Council England. PRS for...
New Music Biennial from PRS For Music Foundation
by Jazz Services Ltd. on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:44  PDF version
Jazz Services has received the following press release from the PRS For Music Foundation, who are today launching the first ever UK-wide New Music Biennial, presenting a series of brand new music commissions to audiences across the UK in 2014. From today organisations can apply for up to £20,000 to commission and perform new work across all...
Update on JazzAhead - UK performers and contributors' info
by Jazz Services Ltd. on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:41  PDF version
2012 is drawing to a close and the eyes of the European jazz scene are already turning to next year's JazzAhead conference in Germany.  Held from the 25th - 28th April in the town of Bremen, the conference is one of the largest of its kind and brings together industry professionals from across the jazz spectrum, with musicians and managers,...
check out the hcmf// sampler
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:39  PDF version
Here's something that we're really excited to be able to share with you. We teamed up with record label NMC to curate a special hcmf// sampler which you can buy from iTunes for the very reasonable sum of £2.49. Not only that, hcmf// Artistic Director, Graham McKenzie, has written extensive liner notes to explain his selection. The full...
tickets selling fast - book now to avoid disappointment
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:35  PDF version
With just two weeks to go till hcmf// 2012, tickets are selling fast and we’re starting to run low on availability for certain events. If any of the concerts below are on your wish list, we recommend that you book soon! Arditti Quartet Nicolas Hodges Heather Roche: Clarinet + Lifelines Ensemble Resonanz Vigilia the SONG-CAGE...
LJF Reviews: Financial Times
by hcmf - Huddersfield contemporary music festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:34  PDF version
Bozzini Quartet & hcmf// Composer's Kitchen 2013 - 9th edition Invitation to composers The Workshops Montreal, Canada: Sunday 21 April to Saturday 27 April 2013 Huddersfield, UK: 15 - 24 November 2013 (exact dates to be confirmed) The Bozzini Quartet (Montreal) announces the ninth edition of the Composer's Kitchen in...
LJF Reviews: Financial Times
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:28  PDF version
Terence Blanchard, Ambrose Akinmusire 4* - "Uplifting and intense, the tone was set for a late-show jam." Full review here. Matthew Shipp Trio 4* - "Shipp juxtaposes brittle, spider-and-spike runs with sustained vamps that change key, alter shape and explode into dense, closely-textured chords." Full review here.
LJF Reviews: Daily Mirror
by Serious Events / London Jazz Festival on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:26  PDF version
A glowing 5* review on Lucinda Williams' weekend at the Royal Festival Hall... "Lucinda Williams and her band played nearly four hours of the best live music you'll hear anywhere in the world." Full review here.

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