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We’re delighted to welcome award-winning folk fusion quintet Project Jam Sandwich for a special series of workshops and performances at Sing City. 

Hailing from Manchester, Project Jam Sandwich are a world folk fusion quintet of award-winning musicians. Concocting a captivating set of exhilarating improvisations, infectious rhythm and beautiful melody from around the globe, their music has situated them as rising stars in their field. They’ve performed at prestigious events including the BBC Proms and their exuberant live performances regularly bring audiences to their feet.

This January, Project Jam Sandwich will lead two special workshops exploring how melody can transform song with arrangement and improvisation. The workshops will give young songwriters the to opportunity to explore new musical genres and develop composition skills. At the end of the month, participants will be given the chance to perform live on stage with Project Jam Sandwich at our monthly performance night, Sing City Live.

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The two workshops and performance are part of Sing City, Brighter Sound’s songwriting and vocal collective for 13-18’s.

Our free Sing City sessions continue to build, develop and nourish the talent of young people by incorporating regular performance opportunities, guest masterclasses and special workshops into our programme. Sessions are led by a team of expert vocalists and music educators who all work professionally in the music industry. This fantastic team includes Sara Lowes (solo artist and composer), Yvonne Shelton (Gloria Estefan, Simply Red, George Michael), Liam Frost (solo artist and with Tokolosh band) as well as a number of guest musicians.

At the end of every month, there is a Sing City Live under 18’s performance night where everybody comes together to perform live on stage at Manchester’s iconic music venue Band on the Wall. Book a ticket to Sing City Live with Project Jam Sandwich on Weds 27 Jan (7-9pm) here.

Open to under 13-18’s. Free, but booking is required as places are limited.

More info: 0161 830 3899 | sara@brightersound.com

 

 

Full Sing City Spring Programme

 January: Project Jam Sandwich

Weds 13 and 20 Jan, 6-8pm: Project Jam Sandwich workshops

Weds 27 Jan, 7-9pm: Sing City Live with Project Jam Sandwich

February: Young Composers

Weds 3 and 10 Feb, 6-8pm: Sing City session

Weds 24 Feb, 6-8pm: Young Composers Workshop (Open to 13-25’s)

March: A Tale of Two Cities

Weds 2 Mar, 6-8pm: Sing City session

Weds 9 Mar and 16 Mar, 6-8pm: A Tale of Two Cities

Weds 23 Mar, 6-8pm: Film and Music masterclass with special guest Josephine (Open to 13-25’s)

Weds 30 Mar, 7-9pm: Sing City Live with Wildflowers: A Tale of Two Cities