Congratulations to the following year 7 students who have been selected to be our very first music ambassadors. They were chosen due to their fab commitment and enthusiasm in the music department, and their role is to promote music at Hayes and share our love of all things musical!
Bibi, Alice, James, Lilian, Iona, Elinor and Charlie.
Many thanks to Jazz Band for giving up their free time to play at the Hayes May Queen event on Saturday. You sounded great.
Classic FM’s revision hour
Something else you might like to try:
Hosted by singer-songwriter NAO, The Music & Meditation Podcast is an eight-part series designed to help you find stillness and meet the challenges of daily life. Inspired by NAO’s own journey, the podcast addresses themes relating to mental health and wellbeing.
Each episode sees a different meditation expert addressing themes ranging from FOMO to body positivity, loneliness to trusting your instincts. It’s all soundtracked with original music from some of the UK’s most talented young composers, exclusively recorded by the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers.
I have chosen to talk about Jacob Collier as I think that he is an amazing musician and a musical genius. Jacob comes from London and he is famous for his jazz reharmonisation, close harmonies and energetic live shows. He has a very musical family as his mum and siblings all play instruments. In 2016, he released his first album, “Djesse”, with 50 songs on it. He also went on a world tour between 2015-2017 finishing in Greece.
Jacob has had huge YouTube success after his multi-track recordings went viral in just a few days:
He continued to put out covers of popular songs on YouTube and his popularity grew. The BBC recently made a documentary about him and his music:
Listen to the pieces at home and try playing your part along with them:
Interested in jazz music and want to learn more?
This website has some great resources to explore. Click on the images below: