Music of Our Time HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Music of Our Time is JAM’s annual ‘curtain raiser’. It is a special concert as we go back to our roots; that of commissioning, enabling and performing new music. In this concert, we revisit three commissions and surround them with six pieces from our annual Call for Music.
The Symphonic Brass of London, one of the world’s greatest brass groups, makes its festival debut under its conductor, Eric Crees. Symphonic Brass is a handpicked ensemble of Britain’s very finest brass and percussion players.
The Ashford Youth Jazz Orchestra comprises young jazz musicians aged 12 to 18 from the secondary schools in Ashford. They play a range of big-band swing and blues numbers, ballads and film themes, with all solos being improvised.