Laura Jurd in Edinburgh – with Dinosaur, Playtime, Fergus McCreadie’s Large Ensemble – London Jazz News

Laura Jurd (Three concerts in Edinburgh. July 2022. Live Reviews by Patrick Hadfield) Dinosaur. Screengrab from livestream. Credit EJ&BF / Paul Macdonald. Trumpeter and, for these gigs at least, cornetist Laura Jurd made her first trip to the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, and having got here made the most of the trip, appearing in … Read more

Meet Laura Simone-Martin article @ All About Jazz

Rising Stars Courtesy AV Brown Photography By Sanford Josephson July 12, 2022 Sign in to view read count Studying under John Clayton at the Vail Jazz Workshop was life changing. He’s one of the nicest and most supportive teachers I ever had. —Laura Simone-Martin ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Laura-Simone Martin was planning to play the cello. But … Read more

MIUAWGA (Make It Up As We Go Along) Ensemble, Dir. Laura Jurd, RNCM, 1 April 2022 – London Jazz News

Bassist/composer Steve Berry has strong views about improvisation – “a core skill and human right that no musician should be denied” – and his new project at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester does exactly what it says on the tin. Berry was a founder member of Loose Tubes. Now an influential … Read more