“There are few organisations with such a specific commitment to encouraging and performing new music…” Classical Music Magazine
JAM is above all a creative, dynamic, forward-thinking organisation, formed with one purpose in mind. Since 2000 we have existed purely to nurture, commission, perform and promote new music in the UK.
Paul Mealor commission announced
JAM’s 2013 commission from Paul Mealor – The Farthest Shore – will be premiered on 28th May at St Davids Cathedral as part of the St Davids Cathedral Music Festival. It will be broadcast live on Radio 3 at 7.30pm.
JAM’s July concerts in London & Kent announced
Over 8 concerts JAM will work with some of the country’s finest performers and run 2 education projects, working with 500 primary school children in Kent. As part of the City of London Festival, the BBC Singers will perform Mealor’s The Farthest Shore at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street on 2nd July and St Leonard’s Church, Hythe, Kent on 6th July.
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Call for Music
Every year JAM puts out a Call for Music, for which anyone, of any age, status or creed can submit. From these, JAM creates an exciting, whirlwind series of concerts to tour the UK, showcasing new composers. The tour is performed by highly skilled professional and amateur musicians.
JAM has enabled and performed over sixty new works since 2000, regularly working with world-class performers including the BBC Singers, Nicholas Cleobury, Stephen Layton, Onyx Brass and many others. Established Composers commissioned by JAM include: Judith Bingham, Phillip Cashian, Jonathan Dove, Gabriel Jackson, Steve Martland, John McCabe, Tarik O’Regan, Paul Patterson,Julian Phillips and for 2013 a major new piece from Paul Mealor.
Time Out voted JAM’s March 2010 concert in the Best Five Concerts in London in 2010!!
“… this sublime music…” ***** The Herald
“… an enlightening concert…” **** The Scotsman
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