This is a new year-long initiative from the BBC for the next academic year for primary school children will be involving the BBC’s classical orchestras, and other parts of the nation’s classical music infrastructure. Full details are on the BBC website.
It’s at times like this that the BBC Big Band could come ito its own. As a form of music where interaction, responding, creating in the moment are encouraged and an integral part of what happens, jazz surely has so much (more…?) to offer in this context.