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Kenny Wheeler One for Five video released on YouTube

Onyx Brass perform One for Five at JAM on the Marsh:Virtual

Six months ago in July 2020 we recorded a virtual concert for JAM on the Marsh:Virtual in Hythe. Included in the programme was the first movement of Kenny Wheeler’s One for Five and we are pleased to have uploaded the full version to YouTube for for everyone to watch.

This piece was the whole genesis of the Onyx Noir jazz disc, produced by NMC Recordings, it served as inspiration for the other eleven composers featured to contribute. Should you be interested in hearing the second movement or indeed the whole disc, click here.

A huge thank you goes to Ed Armitage and all the team at JAM for allowing us to use this recording on our YouTube Channel.

JAM on the Marsh 2017

Its that time of the year again for our visit to Romney Marsh and JAM on the Marsh Festival. Monday 10th July at the 230pm we will be giving a repeat performance of Tim Jackson’s Opening Night. This is our third year of the project and looking forward to meeting everyone again from the local…

JAM on the Marsh 2016

Two visits in a week to New Romney for the JAM on the Marsh Festival 2016 and they couldn’t be more different. Thursday 7th July and we open the festival with a concert in The Engine Shed, New Romney Station, home to the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. Surrounded by the engines and coaches of…

March is the beginning of JAM 2016

March 17th sees the opening of JAM 2016 at St. Brides Church, Fleet Street. Onyx has been involved with JAM since its inception and its core mission to promote new music complements the group’s ethos perfectly. This year we will be playing two pieces by Thea Musgrave and Judith Bingham that we have already premiered…

Onyx in a JAM

Not the sticky kind, though. In 2014, Onyx Brass will be maintaining our longstanding relationship with the John Armitage Memorial – a foundation dedicated to the commissioning and performance of new music for brass, organ and choir – with performances across the UK. In a March concert in London, we opened the 2014 JAM Season,…

Onyx kick off the JAM season

Onyx are kicking off John Armitage Memorial 2014 season next month. Onyx has launched the season since they began in 2000, so this marks 14 years of partnership. We’ve given world premieres of works by some of the UK’s most significant composers, including Judith Bingham, Jonathan Dove, Gabriel Jackson, Tarik O’Regan. Equally importantly, we have…