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NEWS: Jazz for children project Molly and the Owl receives ACE funding to tour



The jazz for children project “Molly and the Owl,” composed by Nick Tomalin, recently received ACE funding for a UK tour and a London date on Sunday, 12th June. Mary James writes: 

Pianist and composer Nick Tomalin will be performing his jazz piece for children, Molly and the Owl, at Gnome House as part of e17 Jazz’s summer season on Sunday, 12th June at 2pm. The piece introduces the basics of jazz to children aged 5 -12 in a fun, accessible way. It features a story about a girl called Molly and her meeting with a saxophone playing owl, the story is accompanied by a specially written live jazz score. The band includes:

Nia Lynn – Narration and vocals
Nick Tomalin – Piano
Mark Allaway – Saxes
Dominic Howles – bass
Matt Fishwick – drums

Nick Tomalin 

FUTURE DATES

19th August Colston Hall, Bristol
14th or 21st (tbc) September Bedales School, Petersfield
26th November Dorchester Arts Centre

Mary James is the promoter of the “Molly and the Owl” tour

LINK: Tickets for  Gnome House
CD Review of Nia Lynn’s Bannau Trio

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