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Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 12:00AM

Valuing British music - Jazz futures

Professor Norton York

British Jazz has been transformed in the past 20 years - now representing a vibrant and distinctive British cultural form, presenting many opportunities for young and established artists to thrive economically and artistically.

Using musical examples from Jamie Cullum to Soweto Kinch, Professor York traces this exciting journey, exploring how the careers and art of young British jazz musicians present positive role models for other - especially the classical - music scenes that are still searching for a modern and culturally diverse identity.

This lecture is followed by a seminar, starting at 2.30pm.

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24 April 2007

Valuing British music - Jazz futures
Professor Norton York

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