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PCM is busy on a number of major projects and tours this Autumn including a Black History Month project as part of the hugely successful Essex School Music Project in Newham, London  - this term curated by vocalist Randolph Matthews; coordinating the seventh edition of the London Latin Jazz Fest at Pizza Express, Dean Street curated by pianist Eliane Correa  (www.londonlatinjazzfest.com) with performances by Ed Motta, Claudia Aurora as well as Eliane's own band amongst others; promoting tours and performances by Randolph Matthews, Natacha Atlas, Omar Puente, Transglobal Underground, The Sugar Sisters and the Yiddish Twist Orchestra; and preparing for UK tours in 2020 by Bex Burch's trio -  Vula Viel and vocalist Najma Akhtar and the fifth edition of our hugely successful 'Nashville Meets London' festival and its sister monthly residency at  Pizza Express, Holborn 'Nashville Meets London presents'. And not forgetting roaring on my recently promoted local team Charlton Athletic at home and away games. You know what they say about' All Work and No Play.....'. More updates to follow!

Vocalist Randolph Matthews is touring the UK in November with his new project titled 'Walter Tull in B Major' based on the aforementioned black army officer and footballer (Spurs/Northampton Town) who lived in Folkstone and died a hero during the First World War.  Randolph's band is Alcyona Mick (piano), Tristan Banks (drums) and Vidal Montgomery (bass). A CD of the songs will be recorded at the end of the tour. All dates are on Randoplh's website www.randolphmatthews.co.uk 

Following the recent release of her new critically acclaimed CD 'Strange Days' released on Whirlwind Records, Natacha is undertaking a UK tour in November and December with her band - Alcyona Mick (piano), Andy Hamill (bass), Asaf Sirkis (drums), Shanti Paul Jayasinha (trumpet) and Samy Bishai (MD/violin). The concerts in November are at Turner Sims, Southampton (2nd), Capstone Theatre, Liverpool (14th), Bryn Terfel Theatre, Bangor (15th), 229 The Venue, London (21st), Acapela Studios, Cardiff (23rd), Pizza Express, Birmingham (29th) and in December at Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal (5th). www.natachaatlasofficial.com

The internationally renowned violinist is playing two special concerts in honour of his late wife Debbie Purdy - these concerts are part of the Hull Jazz Festival (16 November) with special guests Alex Wilson, Dennis Rollins and vocalist Naomi Phillips - and the London Jazz Festival at Kings Place, Kings Cross with special guests Courtney Pine, Alex Wilson and vocalist Randolph Matthews. This latter concert is 'sold out'!