JMI Youth Big Band Summer Workshop
Tuesday 30th August | 10:00 am – Wednesday 31st August | 4:00 pm
The JMI Youth Big Band is a dynamic, original and highly accomplished youth ensemble dedicated to jazz, rock and contemporary music of Jewish origin. Band members are aged between 11-18 and play traditional big band instruments including; drums, percussion, bass, guitar, piano, tuba, trombone, saxophone and trumpet.
The band is led by Musical Director Sam Eastmond and regularly features internationally renowned guest musicians including; Moss Freed (electric guitar), Jon Madof (electric guitar), Josephine Davies (tenor sax), Andy Watts (trumpet) & Mike Wilkins (alto sax).
JMI is hosting an exciting 2-day Youth Big Band Summer Workshop at SOAS University, where students will have the opportunity to develop their skills, learn new music, rehearse existing repertoire, as well as meet and socialize with other young like-minded musicians.
Those who attend the 2 day course will also have the chance to perform at the world famous Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston on Sunday 18th September 2022.
This is an opportunity not to be missed so book your place today!
Please note: sheet music is provided for all musicians, therefore attendees should have Grade 5 or equivalent sight reading ability