Tomorrow's Warriors

London, United Kingdom

1st Floor
London
HA3 7SP
United Kingdom

Press Releases

Business

Richard Antwi Scholarship opens for 7th and final round

Alec Boateng and Taponeswa Mavunga congratulate the scholarship for its impact

Business

Tomorrow’s Warriors welcomes alumna and saxophonist Camilla George as new Trustee

Janine Irons OBE, Co-founder & CEO of Tomorrow’s Warriors said “It’s a huge pleasure to finally announce Camilla has joined Tomorrow’s Warriors as a Trustee. It’s a full circle moment for Camilla, who came through our Young Artist Development Programme. She has been on an incredible artistic journey with Tomorrow’s Warriors and beyond, developing her craft into the artistry we see today. Camilla’s passion and insight into the needs of our young people will be a great asset to the board. We all will value her contribution as a major player in the UK jazz scene and an alumna of our programme in guiding the charity towards opportunities for development, growth and collaboration. Welcome Camilla!”

Business

Tomorrow’s Warriors announces #IAMWARRIOR Appeal to raise £100k to keep award winning Talent Development Programme £Free

Pioneering talent development organisation and charity Tomorrow’s Warriors has launched its appeal #IAMWARRIOR, with the aim to ‘Support The Next Jazz Generation’ and raise £100k in much needed funds to help sustain its £Free to access Young Artist Development Programme and Emerging Artist Programme.

Business

Jewel John announced as 6th Richard Antwi Scholar

The Richard Antwi Scholarship announced today that Jewel John is its sixth scholar, who will be awarded a full scholarship for a place on University of Westminster’s highly regarded Music Business Management MA course, commencing later this month.

Business

Tomorrow's Warriors x Decca announce career mentoring scheme

In the first year of the partnership Decca delivered mentoring to 13 Tomorrow’s Warriors artists. This year, Decca has increased their funding support, and 15 artists are receiving mentoring including Akin Soul, Allexa Nava, Anoushka Nanguay, Cara Crosby-Irons, Cassius Cobbson, Francisco Garcia de Paredes, Grifton Forbes-Amos, Harry Ling, Joseph Oti, Kianja Harvey-Elliott, Luke Bacchus, Maddy Coombs, Menelik Claffey, Nadav Schneerson and Sultan Stevenson.

Business

Richard Antwi Scholarship opens for 6th round with doubled fund including additional ‘London Living Wage’ stipend

The Richard Antwi Scholarship has opened for its 6th round today, with a call out for applications from future music industry leaders from underrepresented communities with the passion, drive and commitment to make a contribution to the music industry and who already hold an offer of a place on the Music Business Management MA course at University of Westminster. This year, through generous funding from Universal Music UK, Universal Publishing UK, Sony Music UK and Sony Music Publishing UK, it offers an additional a new ‘London Living Wage Stipend’ to cover the higher current cost of living and studying in London. This will include a bursary and stipend that totals £22,000, plus mentorship and assistance with work placement that will be aligned with the scholar’s professional focus and aspirations. The 2023 scholarship pot is more than double the value of the 2022 scholarship, which was a bursary of £10,500.

Business

London Theatre Consortium announced fourth cohort of Executive Fellows In Partnership with MOBO Organisation

The London Theatre Consortium (LTC), in partnership with the MOBO organisation, have appointed a fourth cohort of five LTC MOBO Executive Fellows to address the lack of diversity at executive level in UK theatre buildings. The Fellows began in February 2023 for an attachment of up to a year.

Music

Tomorrow's Warriors announce Nu Civilisation Orchestra & Nubya Garcia perform Stan Getz's 1961 masterpiece 'Focus'

Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today that its illustrious multi award-winning alumna and tenor saxophonist Nubya Garcia will perform alongside the shapeshifting Nu Civilisation Orchestra (NCO) for an exploration of Stan Getz’s ‘Focus’. An exciting concert marking over 60 years of the seminal jazz masterpiece from a true great, ‘Focus’ will take place at Royal Festival Hall, the Southbank Centre on 15th September

Business

MOBO UnSung enters exciting new chapter with new partner TikTok SoundOn to discover & support unsigned emerging talent

MOBO is proud to announce an exciting new chapter for MOBO UnSung, the industry-leading nationwide emerging talent competition and talent development programme for the country’s best unsigned emerging artists producing original work. MOBO and TikTok’s SoundOn unveil a gamechanging new partnership that will open up entries for the first time to TikTok creators. With the continued backing from partner Marshall and support from PRS Foundation and the MOBO Help Musicians Fund, 2023 will bring through a wider and broader pool of artistic excellence and future superstars. As the digital partner of MOBO UnSung, TikTok will introduce an exciting new gateway for artists to enter this year’s competition via their app, and once the final ten UnSung Class of 2023 are selected, TikTok’s SoundOn will provide its specialist support to promote the ten finalists.

Music

Tomorrow's Warriors announce Jazz Jamaica All Stars & Brinsley Forde: CATCH A FIRE

“Jazz Jamaica All Stars…Britain now has its own rival to the Buena Vista Social Club.” The Guardian “The sheer energy and high spirits that the Jazz Jamaica All Stars generates is quite overwhelming.” The Observer “Jazz Jamaica should be permanent ambassadors to the United Nations of Good Times.” Cheltenham Jazz Festival “Britain’s finest big band.” The Times

Music

Championing emerging jazz talent: Tomorrow's Warriors launches LDN Rising

Award winning talent incubator and charity Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today it will go on tour with its exciting new talent development project LDN Rising, which takes the hottest, rising jazz talent to four venues across all four corners of the capital every month. LDN Rising is part of Tomorrow’s Warriors Emerging Artist Programme. The programme sees the organisation work with industry partners, promoters, venues and international festivals to deliver a diverse array of performance opportunities to the musicians aged 25+, who have come through its free to access Young Artist Development Programme (YADP) aimed at young musicians aged 11-18. The Tomorrow’s Warriors Emerging Artist Programme also delivers mentoring, training, traineeships, talks, masterclasses, and bursaries to support artists into professional careers, with a number of exceptional musicians securing a place at a Music Conservatoire following their time on the talent programmes.

Music

Tomorrow's Warriors' Nu Civilisation Orchestra leads 50th anniversary reimagining of Bowie's iconic Aladdin Sane

Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today that Nu Civilisation Orchestra will lead Aladdin Sane Live – an ambitious concert reimagining Bowie’s masterpiece ‘Aladdin Sane’ on the album’s 50th anniversary year, as part of Southbank Centre’s Aladdin Sane: 50 Years.

Music

Tomorrow’s Warriors celebrates 30th anniversary with release of live recordings of specially commissioned work

Pioneering talent development organisation and charity Tomorrow’s Warriors today announced the release of ‘I AM WARRIOR’, a single out today featuring Zara McFarlane, and album of the same name coming out 28 October, in celebration of three illustrious decades of the organisation.

Music

Tomorrow’s Warriors presents Nu Civilisation Orchestra: Hejira & Mingus

The Nu Civilisation Orchestra: Hejira and Mingus UK tour will feature the acclaimed vocalist and multi-instrumentalist and Tomorrow’s Warriors alumna ESKA. The tour will explore the music of two legends: Joni Mitchell, through her classic, jazz-influenced album ‘Hejira’, and Mitchell’s work with the great Charles Mingus, that was recorded shortly before his death.

Music

Nu Civilisation Orchestra presents: Duke Ellington’s The Queen’s Suite

Tomorrow’s Warriors announced today a highlight of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations - the acclaimed Nu Civilisation Orchestra presents: Duke Ellington’s The Queen’s Suite, which will take place at Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday 3 June, with tickets on sale tomorrow 13 April to Southbank Centre members, with general sale on Thursday 14 April.

Business

Gary Crosby OBE to receive Honorary Doctorate from University of London Institute in Paris

Gary Crosby OBE, the co-founder and Artistic Director of Tomorrow’s Warriors today receives an Honorary Doctorate, entitled ‘Doctor of Music honoris causa’ at the University of London.

Music

Tomorrow’s Warriors unveils A Great Day In London – Celebrating 30 Years – A Jazz Happening A unique fundraising event to sustain the future of UK jazz

Pioneering and award-winning talent development organization and charity Tomorrow’s Warriors has today announced ‘A Great Day In London – Celebrating 30 Years – A Jazz Happening’ on Saturday 4th December at Queen Elizabeth Hall at The Southbank Centre.

Business

Tomorrow’s Warriors welcomes former label boss Nicky O’Donnell as new Trustee

Tomorrow’s Warriors have great pleasure in announcing that former label boss and music industry consultant Nicky O’Donnell will be joining the Tomorrow’s Warriors board of Trustees.

Business

Tomorrow’s Warriors announces #IAMWARRIOR gig at Jazz Café premiering new commission - to mark 30th anniversary during Black History Month

Pioneering talent development organisation Tomorrow’s Warriors is proud to announce the return of #IAMWARRIOR on Friday 15th October at London’s Jazz Café.

Music

Tomorrow’s Warriors launches 30th anniversary with major return to live music

“The power behind London’s jazz revival” – Evening Standard

About Us

Our Vision
We believe in a world where opportunities for participation, ownership and leadership in music and the arts are available to all.

Our Mission
We aim to inspire, foster and grow a vibrant community of artists, audiences and leaders who together will transform the lives of future generations by increasing opportunity, diversity and excellence in and through jazz.

We achieve our mission by:

  • devising and producing high quality, inspirational development programmes and creative performance opportunities for new, emerging and established artists and music leaders
  • developing culturally diverse audiences
  • creating an open, inclusive environment for musicians and audiences
  • generating income to ensure the sustainability of Tomorrow’s Warriors

Locations

London
1st Floor
73 Canning Road
London
HA3 7SP
United Kingdom