Friday 8 November 2013

Master hip-hop with the Abstract Orchestra at LCoM

Leeds College of Music are running a weekend-long course for young musicians featuring the UK's only hip-hop big band. Harriet Leech from LCoM got in touch to tell us more and share a special discount for early bookings!

Watch the Abstract Hip-Hop Orchestra in action

The Abstract Hip-hop Orchestra is an all-star hip-hop band whose members have recorded and toured with some of the biggest names in the business, including Jamiroquai, Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson.

The course provides the opportunity to join the Abstract Hip-Hop Orchestra for one weekend as an instrumentalist, vocalist or MC and cover the history of  hip-hop, beatboxing, You'll perform the music of Jay-Z, A Tribe Called Quest, Eve and Dr. Dre, and the weekend will culminate in a recorded performance.

  • Date:                Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December, 10am–5pm
  • Tutors:             Rob Mitchell, Homecut and Anna Uhuru
  • Course fee:      £150 (with 15% discount if you book before 11 November)
  • How to book:   visit Leeds College of Music website

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