“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.
Call for Music is open!
Submit music for choir, brass quintet and organ, OR any combination of these forces.
Writing for Voices concert – 9th November, Oxford
Paul Mealor’s The Farthest Shore – Scottish premiere – 9th November
Giles Swayne commissioned for 2014
After many years of admiring Giles Swayne’s music, JAM has commissioned him to set Edward Lear’s wonderful The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo. The piece for choir, brass, organ, children & 2 soli will be premiered in May 2014.
The Times ****
Evening Standard ****
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
We love new music. Be part of it.