Thursday, 14 November 2013

James Mainwaring in Take Five Scheme

Congratulations to saxophonist James Mainwaring who has this week been announced as a participant on Serious's Take Five, one of only two non-London based musicians involved in the scheme this year.

Serious released the press release earlier this week, saying

Take Five: UK is supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation, PRS for Music Foundation, Arts Council England and the Musicians Benevolent Fund and is designed to give some of the UK’s most talented young jazz musicians the unique opportunity to take ‘time out’ to develop their craft.  It provides each artist with the chance to discuss, explore and strengthen all aspects of their future careers.

The complete list of participants is -

George Crowley (saxophone/clarinet, London)
• Peter Edwards (piano, London)
• Laura Jurd (trumpet, London)
• James Mainwaring (saxophone, Leeds)
• Nick Malcolm (trumpet, Bristol)
• Dan Nicholls (reeds/keyboards, London)
• Shama Rahman (sitar/vocals, London)
• Alex Roth (guitar, London)

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