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RECENT EVENTS - Late Night Jazz - RCM Big Band

Thursday 28 February 2013 - 9:45 PM

RCM Big Band | Royal Albert Hall

Approximate end time 11:15pm

The RCM Big Band performs regularly under the direction of Mark Armstrong at their home (the Royal College of Music) and at other local venues.

The band receive coaching from eminent jazz musicians including Clark Tracey, Mike Lovatt and Martin Robertson, and regularly collaborates with RCM vocal students. Notable concerts include a performance of Orchestralli with the composer and former ‘Police’ drummer Stewart Copeland at the RCM Festival of Percussion 2012.

This Late Night Jazz concert ‘The Modern Masters’ will focus on the jazz ensemble repertoire after WW2, the legacy of bebop and the varied personalities and repertoire of the composers and arrangers who have contributed to the evolution of jazz in general, and the big band sound in particular.

Late Night Jazz

Our intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music by dynamic artists in the relaxed setting of the Elgar Room. Cocktails and fabulous food will be available.

The series is part of a wide range of events to enjoy outside our main auditorium. For more on these events visit the More at the Hall page.