May 6, 2022
Live music producers Serious to announced last week the participants for the seventeenth edition of their prestigious talent development scheme Take Five – an annual programme that offers mentorship and opportunities to eight of the finest emerging jazz and improvising musicians from across the United Kingdom, funded by the PRS Foundation, Arts Council England and Serious Trust. 2020 CMF Artist Nishla Smith & CMF Ambassador Misha Mullov-Abbado have been announced in this line-up – congratulations!
In early May the participants will take part in an online residency week with talks, discussions and breakout sessions with leading industry experts. Covering topics from how to gig more internationally, to the best ways of working with agents and labels, to funding and legal advice for artists as well as keynote talks from past Take Five Participants and other artists. This part of the scheme will allow them a chance to learn about the complexities of the business in a focussed setting and offer them the chance to take some time out from their usual busy schedules and step back and think about how to advance their music and careers.
To find out more about Take Five, please visit their website here.