After performing at TEDxManchester to 1,000 people, Jess is invited back to perform at TEDxNewcastle.
Jess joins the Worthing Symphony Orchestra under acclaimed conductor John Gibbons to play the Glazunov Saxophone Concerto.
Here’s Jess Gillam’s profile on the BBC Four website
Watch a clip of the BBC Young Musician 2014 finalists
After the raging success of his gig last year, Snake Davis returns to Ulverston with his 8 piece soul band, ‘The Suspicions’, for a night of Northern Soul, Atlanta and Motown Classics. Snake has performed and recorded with the likes of Amy Winehouse, Take That, Eurhythmics, Kylie, James Brown and Ray Charles to name but a few. He will perform at the Coronation Hall on Saturday 1st March at 7.30 pm. This will be Snake’s fourth visit to Ulverston and he will be joined on stage by guest Jess Gillam, who first appeared with Snake when she was 12 years old and has been described by him as “one of the best young saxophonists in the UK”.
Jess play the Glazunov Saxophone Concerto with the renowned Ealing Symphony Orchestra, conducted by John Gibbons.
Jess plays a set of mixed classical and jazz at Zeffirellis Jazz Bar in Ambleside with accompanist Anthony Milledge. Enjoy with a meal or just a drink.
Courtney Pine, Britain’s most famous saxophonist, will also take to the stage of the Coronation Hall, bringing his new tour “House of Legends” to Ulverston on Friday 23rd May. Courtney Pine has outstanding international acclaim as a jazz saxophonist – he has been at the forefront of the UK Jazz scene for the past 25 years. In recognition of his career to date and his contribution to the black community and jazz music, Courtney was awarded an O.B.E in the 2000 New Year’s Honours and it was announced in the 2009 New Year’s Honours that he was to be made a CBE for services to Music, which he received in March 2010.
Jess plays at the Coronation Hall to celebrate their centenary.