Second and final year students perform original songs and covers from a variety of genres including blues, funk, prog and reggae.
Thursday 17 January 1:15pm St Paul's Hall
Principal Trombone of the Hallé Orchestra, and previously Co-Principal Trombone with the London Symphony Orchestra, Katy brings an interesting and varied programme to this recital series. Opportunities for both musical reflection and more challenging original contemporary repertoire sit side by side, all introduced in her relaxed but informative style.
Monday 21 January 7:30pm St Paul's Hall
Percussionist, curator, and composer Serge Vuille presents a program of new and experimental music by Kaija Saariaho and CeReNeM postgraduate composers.
Dave Manington's Riff Raff
Thursday 24 January 1:15pm Phipps Hall
Riff Raff present music from their acclaimed second album, Challenger Deep, on Loop Records.
“Riff Raff mix the leader’s clever composing with a formidable lineup… the soundscape embraces a 21st Century sax-led cool school sound, raw guitar fusion, diffident Wayne Shorteresque lyricism, and vocals that showcase Beraha’s eloquent lyrics and inventiveness as a wordless improviser” (The Guardian)