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Take Five Edition X

Take Five, which helps talented jazz musicians at critical moments in their careers, is one of a number of programmes we support that enables artistic and professional development. Take Five Edition X is running from November 2014 to summer 2015, supporting the following eight creative jazz musicians to develop their professional careers:

Sam Andreae (saxophone/electronics, Manchester), www.samandreae.com
Heidi  Heidelberg (vocals/guitar, London), www.bitchnmonk.com
Hyelim Kim (taegum, London), www.hyelimtaegum.net
Lauren Kinsella (vocals, London), www.laurenkinsella.com
Emilia Mårtensson (vocals, London), www.emiliamartensson.com
Phil Meadows (saxophone, London), www.philmeadowsmusic.co.uk
Percy Pursglove (trumpet/bass, Warwickshire), www.cobwebcollective.com/percypursglove
Alice Zawadzki (vocals/violin, London), www.alicezmusic.com

Take Five Edition X provides participants with one-to-one mentoring sessions to address their particular areas of need, as well a residential period exploring areas such as composition, performance, communications, business infrastructure and strategic direction.

“Take Five’s tenth edition is a landmark in this unrivalled programme which offers targeted professional development support for jazz artists in the UK. It continues to be the gold standard, offering skilled musician/composers an important and rare respite to focus on developing their networks and knowledge of the sector, and this selection demonstrates the artistry and vitality of the emerging jazz scene.” (Shonagh Manson, Director, Jerwood Charitable Foundation)

Click the link below to read the press release.

Take Five Edition X