The Yamaha Jazz Scholars this year are:
Alex Woods – alto sax – Birmingham Conservatoire
Angus Milne – double bass – Leeds College of Music
Dave Ingamells – drums – Guildhall
Elliot Galvin – piano – Trinity Laban
Lloyd Haines – drums – Royal Welsh College of Music
Peter Johnston – piano – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Sam Miles – sax – Royal Academy of Music
The Scholars will perform at the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group’s annual Summer Jazz event (in association with Jazzwise and PPL) in the Atlee Suite, Porticullis House at the House of Commons on the 2nd July from 7:30-9:30pm, where Helen Mayhew and Yamaha Managing Director Mark Rolfe will present them with their Scholarships.
They will also be featured on The Yamaha New Jazz Sessions 2013 promotional CD, which will be cover-mounted on Jazzwise’s Christmas and New Year double issue. The CD will be launched at the 606 club on the 4th December.