- There will be 3 ticketed gigs open to the general public, featuring Chilean jazz guitar / singer extraordinaire, CAMILE MEZA, beaming in live from New York City on Friday 23 April; jazz/hip hop outfit The Soweto Kinch 4 on Saturday 24 April; plus a set from Bristol’s jazz sonic adventurors We Are Leif (also 24 April).
- Gigs will be complemented by FREE online / participatory workshops for young people aged 18 and under, open to all young people, whether studying music formally or who have forged their own path away from school. You don’t need to be studying music formally to attend. You can be self-taught or just interested.
FREE ONLINE workshops exclusively for young people on Saturday 24th April, for year 7 students upwards:
Fire up the band! Submit your musical / rap ideas in advance and hear them transformed into a full band setting on the day by jazz / hiphop legends, THE SOWETO KINCH 4!
GET CREATIVE Create pro quality grime, hip hop, rap, trap or any other music form online with VIP STUDIO’S ‘get started’ workshop – plus every attendee gets a free software license to enable you to carry on for free!
RAP masterclass With SOWETO KINCH, for beginners upwards
JAZZ improvisation Session for instrumentalists grade 4+ with THE SOWETO KINCH 4 – for all tuned instruments
Learn about releasing your own music On Bandcamp and other platforms, with FUTURISTICA Records and jazz pianist / prolific vinyl releaser GREG FOAT
Women in jazz Routes into the music industry with experts including BBC Jazz Awards winner LIANE CARROLL
Click below to sign up. The deadline is Saturday 10th April 2021. Places are limited so don’t delay.