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Jason Yarde

born: 1970
country: United Kingdom

Jason Yarde began playing saxophones in the Jazz Warriors as a teenager, going on to MD and become one of its principal writers. As a producer, musical director, arranger, and musician, he’s worked with a vast array of artists from Hermeto Pascoal to 4hero, Plan B to Britten Sinfonia, Keziah Jones to Kronos Quartet, Denys Baptiste to The Blind Boys Of Alabama, and Jonzi-D to Jack DeJohnette.

As a composer, his flugelhorn concerto, All Souls Seek Joy, was premiered by the legendary Hugh Masekela and the London Symphony Orchestra in 2007, and his BBC Proms compositional debut for Orchestra and Jazz Piano trio, Rhythm And Other Fascinations, won the inaugural BASCA award for contemporary Jazz Composition in 2009 and a Paul Hamlyn Award in 2010.

He won one of only twenty PRS for Music: New Music 2012 commissions in support of the Cultural Olympiad of the London 2012 games, composing SKIP DASH FLOW for the Welsh mass band Wonderbrass. His own projects range from a duo with Andrew McCormack to the multi-instrumental, Acoutastic Bombastic.


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