The Birmingham Scene
Open panel discussion for delegates and public.
Open panel discussion on the Birmingham jazz ecology with key figures of local scene including promoters and members of a pioneering Birmingham City University research group. This workshop aims at interacting with the dynamics of other scenes in Europe. What makes a scene ? How does it evolve and what are the tools to strengthen cooperation ?
Panelists will include promoters, musicians and researchers:
Sarah Farmer musician and co-director of Ideas of Noise festival
Chris Young musician and promoter, Brian Homer, photographer and organiser of Jazz in Birmingham
Jeremy Price head of jazz at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Pedro Cravinho researcher and archivist and Sam Slater, head of Stoney Lane Records
chaired by Tony Dudley-Evans