Omer Meir Wellber new conductor of BBC Philharmonic

Omer Meir Wellber is to be the new chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic blog post

Omer Meir Wellber, the World renowned conductor, has been appointed to lead the world famous BBC Philharmonic. The symphony orchestra is maintained by the BBC, they mostly play live concerts at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, the United Kingdom with frequent tours of the country and international venues. In addition, to live concerts, the BBC Philharmonic has […]

Charles Aznavour French singer-songwriter dies aged 94

French singer-songwriter and actor Charles Aznavour dies aged 94 blog post

French singer-songwriter and actor Charles Aznavour, known affectionately as France’s Frank Sinatra, has died at his home in Mouriès, south of France, he was 94. Charles, born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian on the 22nd of May 1924 to Armenian immigrants in Paris, France, had a career that lasted over 80 years. He had worldwide record sales […]

Different Styles of Jazz: Jazz as it develops through the years

Different Styles of Jazz as it develops through the years

How do we determine the different styles of Jazz when the music itself has always been difficult to define? Several factors add to the lack of a generally accepted definition for Jazz. For one, Jazz is music that is always undergoing improvisations. It is in a constant state of evolution. Jazz musicians are always looking […]