This will take you to the article on another page on our website where some computers might ask you to allow the music to play on the page.Alternatively there are links to the music on You Tube etc. Tom Green graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2013 with a first class MA degree in Jazz Trombone and Composition and almost immediately took his Septet on tour around the UK.He has taught music industry courses from pre-degree levels at City & Islington College, City University London, to post-graduate level at University Of Westminster.He has guest lectured at University Of Hertfordshire and LIPA (Liverpool institute For Performing Arts).It covers: It's led by music industry tutor Kwaku (BBM/BMC & BTWSC).Kwaku holds a Music Business Management MA, Media MA and an LLM in Entertainment Law.
As we discover from our 'Tea Break' conversation, Tom has gone on to explore an increasing number of projects over the following four years ... We had a brilliant sold-out launch gig at Rich Mix in September, and since then it's been great to be able to play some public gigs around the country and reach new crowds - we do plenty of summer festivals regularly but it's quite new for us to play more alternative venues in places other than London.
I also have a bass trumpet – quite a rare instrument pitched an octave lower than a regular trumpet to practice valves, but I don’t use that much, I mainly use my slide trombones – the Silver Tone and another 1940s King 2B.’ Click here for a video of the Tom Green Septet playing . Of course the Brass Funkeys album is out now, but what else have you been doing? After my Septet tour I wanted a bit of a break from that band to explore new things - I've been doing some writing for big bands including a piece called that won the Eddie Harvey Award last year.
In 2013, Tom was awarded the Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition. I wrote it during a composing residency at a fantastic place called Hawkwood College in Gloucestershire. We have just released our new album , and I've been on tour in Switzerland and to New York with a European big band project called the Euroradio Jazz Orchestra. I really enjoy the Brass Funkeys album , by the way. The band has been going almost seven years now and started while we were all students at Cambridge University.
Now in their 31st year, the Awards were set up to help the best musicians, bands and album releases get the recognition they deserve.
A panel of fourteen from the jazz community sifted through the 5000 votes with the following results: Trumpet: Winner: ; 2nd Place: JVG Productions: "It's Always in Zog" - Dave O'Higgins; 3rd Place: Explore Records: "Golden Moments" - Bruce Adams/Craig Milverton; 4th Place: Gearbox Records: "Journey to the Mountain of Forever" - Binker & Moses; 5th Place: Whirlwind Recordings: "Fistfight At The Barndance" - Gareth Lockrane Big Band ; 2nd Place: Rhythm and Blues Records: "The Songbook." - Harry South; 3rd Place: Harkit Records: "Change of Setting" - Tubby Hayes & Paul Gonsalves; 4th Place: Acrobat Music: "Helter Skelter" - Joe Harriott; 5th Place: Miles Music: "After The Rain" - Alan Skidmore And last but by no means least, this year's Services To British Jazz Award goes to , for keeping a full touring band on the road for nearly 70 years!