“Mbongwana Star (‘Mbongwana’ meaning ‘change’) are a newly formed band from Kinshasa, Congo. Tired of the pre-conceptions around African music, they’re creating their own identity, fusing traditional Congolese rhythms withContinue readingMbongwana Star
At the start of the year, I was fortunate to have an orchestral piece called “Chef Concertino” performed at Birmingham Conservatoire. The composition department has an annual competition where compositionContinue readingChef Concertino
(Photographer Vanley Burke with curator Ian Sergeant) ‘X’ was revolution no. 20, under the Free School events curated by Ian Sergeant. It was inspired by an intriguing, enthralling and what JohnContinue readingX
Been a while since I have blogged. A lot has happened. Let’s keep it short and sweet:
We are getting there… thank goodness for that, as I’m having the trippiest dreams as the pressure is on. Young people have written two original sets of lyrics for songsContinue readingRespek Vanley: Music Workshops Sessions 3 & 4
The workshops took place today at St. James school Handsworth. It was great to have Prince Jamo‘s support, for him to impart his vast knowledge of reggae music.
My Uchenna dance score commission deadline fast approaches. It’s been good fun working on it, is my compositional skill developing? I hope so. I am starting to see patterns inContinue readingPush and Pull
I’ve spent most of today following the Vocab Dance brief of starting with a seed, so long intros. What excites me about the live performance aspect is seeing/hearing the vocalContinue readingE14 baby!
Yeeeeeeessssss! Sunday night vibes!
Today’s sketch, i love playing with midi! rocky A little dubsteppy, bass line needs work.
I love this, it really tugs on my heart strings. It starts off a bit crazy and then turns into a lush, sonic sojourn.