The Royal College of Music in Kensington is the one conservatoire in Britain with no jazz programme, although it does put together a Big Band directed by trumpeter Mark Armstrong, and has one professor of jazz piano, Mike Moran.
But, I learnt today, it does now have a laptop orchestra in its Centre for Music and Multmedia which develops students in electro-acoustic music and screen composition. Odd.
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I would have thought that it was obvious – – One makes money and the other doesnt ! So whats new.