Phil Meadows - The Music Of Herbie Hancock

15 Sep 2019
7:45 pm
Doors open 19:15

The theme for September’s Riverside Arts Jazz concert is music composed by the multi-Grammy award-winning Herbie Hancock and we are delighted to have special guest Phil Meadows who is recognised as one of the UK’s most distinctive, creative and talented musicians. He is a multi-instrumentalist with a focus on saxophone, clarinet and flute as well as a prolific composer, orchestrator and conductor. In his career so far Meadows has been awarded the 2015 Parliamentary Jazz Ensemble of the Year2015 London Music Award for ‘Rising Jazz Star’2014 Parliamentary Jazz Newcomer of the Year and the 2013 Peter Whittingham Jazz Award. He was educated at the internationally renowned Chetham’s School of Music before being awarded a first class undergraduate degree and the George Murphy Prize for Saxophone at Leeds College of Music (2008-2011). He then went on to receive the Arches Scholarship to complete his study at postgraduate level at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2011-2012). Meadows also honed his craft through his role as lead alto in the National Youth Jazz Orchestra between 2011-2014.

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