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RCM Big Band: Genesis

Dates
03 March 2021, 7:00pm

Venue
Online

Tickets
Free

RCM Big Band: Genesis

Dates
03 March 2021, 7:00pm

Venue
Online

Tickets
Free

Mark Armstrong director
RCM Big Band

Tracey Genesis

As part of our In Focus series, the RCM Big Band presents Genesis, written by the 'Godfather of British Jazz' Stan Tracey in 1986.

This remarkable seven-part suite is based on the biblical creation and takes the listener on a journey from The Beginning to The Sixth Day, with echoes of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Thelonius Monk influencing its colourful sound. We welcome back trumpeter and band leader Mark Armstrong to conduct.

Recorded live at the Royal College of Music in London on 1 December 2020.

How to watch

This event will be made available to watch on demand on YouTube at the date and time above.

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