Wednesday 26 August 2015

LCoM Celebrates 50th Birthday with Nikki Iles & All Star Alumni Big Band

Leeds College of Music is celebrating its 50th Birthday and to launch their LCoM50 events, they have invited pianist Nikki Iles to curate a big band of LCoM jazz alumni.

Iles graduated from LCoM in 1984 and subsequently returned as a lecturer. She will be composing and arranging material especially for the performance which features alumni from the early days of the college to some of the most recent graduating years.

The concert takes place on Sunday October 11th at 7.30pm at the Venue and tickets are available for £15. Those interested in attending are advised to book early as this band is sure to pull a crowd!

See LCoM website for more details on the LCoM50 events.

Personnel -

Saxes - Andy Schofield, Paul Jones, Tori Freestone, Riley Stone-Lonergan
Trumpets - Steve Titchener, Kim Macari, John Thikell
Trombone - Rick Taylor, Kevin Holborough, Chris Fower
Rhythm Section - Nikki Iles, Alex Munk, Caroline Boaden, Robin Mullarkey, Matt Sim

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