The University of Minnesota Morris Symphonic Winds commissioned a new work to take on tour to Alaska. The premiere will take place at the University prior to the tour. "ICE" celebrates the beauty of nature and reflects on the devastation of global warming.
KSQ are delighted and honoured to present the final concert in the Rush-Hour Recital Series, at the 1901 Arts Club, London (Waterloo).
Jenni will be performing in 4 recitals as part of this prestigious international Saxophone event - a solo recital, a duo recital, a quartet recital, and as part of Andy Scott's Tenor Saxophone Collective (12 International Tenor Saxophones, original music). She has also been commissioned to write a new work for Tenor Sax & Piano for Sydney Selmer & Silverstein artist Nathan Henshaw.
Grieg, Gershwin, Dvorak, Bach, Andy Scott, Django Bates, James MacMillan, Piazzolla
soundSPARK Wind Quartet have their debut evening recital at Holy Trinity Church, London. The new group have already performed in various workshops and events, and are now delighted to perform an evening of specially arranged music in their 'Around the World' themed concert.
ANIMA - "Escape"
This fantastic audio-visual group will again perform my short collaborative work with animator Antony Barkworth-Knight 'Breakthrough', in Greenwich. (Watch video here)
ANIMA comes out of the shadows to present an exciting programme of audio-visual collaborations, featuring a premiere of animator Raquel Felgueiras' award-winning film 'Sendas'.
Door at 7pm £10/Students free (tickets on the door) Free Wine! EVENT INFO & TICKETS
KALEIDOSCOPE SAXOPHONE QUARTET - DEBUT ALBUM (COMMISSION)
This creative London-based quartet hold their debut album launch 04.07.16 at Islington Metalworks, London. Incorporating beautiful music & visual art, it should be rather exciting....Produced by John Harle, and featuring music by Jonny Greenwood, John 'Rittipo'-Moore, Oliver C Leith, Steve Martland, Gavin Bryars & yours truly ("Tinged").
As the longstanding Alto Saxophone member of Victor Michael's band, Jenni performs a 2 show day at the Liverpool Theatre. Victor Michael is a popular crossover opera artist (Tenor), for whom Jenni arranges charts, as well as for his support act, The Three Sopranos.
Two RNCM students, Hannah Fry and Jamie Sharp, are performing large chunks of Jenni's Reflections and Urban Species projects as part of their recital programmes.
Reflections - Soprano Saxophone and Chamber Ensemble
Urban Species - S/A/T/B Saxophone, Piano, Visuals & Track
Free admission, RNCM Concert Hall, 2.40pm & 3.25pm
Jenni Watson & Martin Jacoby perform a multi-instrumental lunchtime recital in a fabulous private venue overlooking St Paul's Cathedral.
Promoting original material and arrangements of established music, the duo blur the edges of classical music.
New work 'Deconstruct' for Soprano Sax & Electronics is premiered by its commissioner, Alastair Penman, at The Forge, Camden.
A look at reverse engineering, the piece unravels from a high energy cross-rhythm groove to a soulful, reflective core, before reconstructing itself in a tight driving backbeat build.
FREE EVENT! Jenni's new album "Honey Storm" launches in CD format at a live gig in Central London. Featuring fantastic musicians in a small ensemble setting, the gig will have a relaxed atmosphere & groovy music in a cosy upstairs bar by Smithfield Market.
Charterhouse Bar 38 Charterhouse Street London ED1M 6JH
Hannah gives the UK premiere of "Venture" (for Soprano Saxophone & Piano) composed by Jenni for the 2015 World Sax Congress. The concert, at King's Place London, features works by renowned female composers Debbie Wiseman, 'Spooks' composer Jennie Muskett, Rachel Portman, Jocelyn Pook, Laura Rossi & Charlotte Harding.