On Monday 27 November, Jess talked with Clemency Burton-Hill on BBC Radio 3 In Tune programme. She also played 3 pieces live in the studio, accompanied by Steve Lodder on piano.
To listen to Jess, please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09gdv2g during the next 28 days. Jess first appears around the 1 hour 20 minute mark.
“Awards for Young Musicians are delighted to welcome Award winning saxophonist Jess Gillam, an Alumna of our Awards programme, as our newest Patron of the charity. She joins a team of star studded patrons including AYM alumnus Duncan Ward, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Thomas Gould, Tasmin Little, Milos Karadaglic, Paul Lewis CBE, Shabaka Hutchings, Julian Lloyd Webber, Ksenija Sidorova and Sir Simon Rattle CBE.”
For more information please visit https://www.a-y-m.org.uk
“HarrisonParrott and Polyarts are delighted to welcome saxophonist Jess Gillam to their roster for worldwide general management. Jess’s huge creative potential as performer, presenter, collaborator and composer makes her the perfect – and first – artist to be jointly represented by the two companies.”
For more information please visit www.harrisonparrott.com
At the start of the summer, the BBC’s Proms Extra team filmed Jess as she prepared for her 2017 Proms debut. The resulting film with studio discussion and contributions from Nicola Benedetti, is now on the Videos page.
© BBC 2017 For more information about Proms Extra, please visit The BBC’s Proms Extra web page