February 28, 2020.Reading time 1 minute.
As Black History Month USA comes to a close we pay tribute to Florence Price. The first African American female composer to have her work performed by a major orchestra. Against a backdrop of racial tensions in 1933 her first symphony was performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestra Unwrapped concert designed […]
February 26, 2020.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Describing her as rich and engaging, renowned journalist/writer, podcast host and founder of Borders Literature Olatoun Gabi-Williams, interviews Joy Sigaud about her life and work as a publisher and composer. Born in Britain to Jamaican parents, Joy Sigaud is passionate about Nigeria and her time spent there. She talks about how she quite by chance […]
February 8, 2020.Reading time less than 1 minute.
I composed this short piece of music to honour my postman. I’ve seen him every morning for the last 10 years diligently delivering the letters in my street. All Frontline workers including people postmen, dustmen and road sweepers of all races and nationalities whom we often overlook make our world a much better place. Listen […]
February 5, 2020.Reading time 11 minutes.
Originated and updated by Joy Sigaud When Reverend John Wates OBE first approached me at a drinks party a while back and said “did you know I was at the Martin Luther King rally in Washington in 1963?” I was so impressed. I had literally never met anyone from England who had actually attended. He […]
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