STEVE HOWE (of the band YES) a rare, Solo show in support of the Ed Renshaw Award – Wednesday 31st October 2018

In December 2011, Ed Renshaw, the son of British clothes designer Margaret Howell, committed suicide following a long bout of depression. Ed was a gifted musician. He was 30. Ed, who had been playing guitar since the age of ten had a rare talent for the instrument, equally fluent in classical, jazz and other styles he had achieved international recognition and had a bright future ahead of him. Despite the mentoring and support he received from the music business, family and friends, Ed suffered from a lack of self-esteem. Set up in memory of Renshaw by his family and friends …

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Ed Renshaw Music Award

In December 2011, Ed Renshaw, the son of British clothes designer Margaret Howell, committed suicide following a long bout of depression. ‘Sad to report the death of guitarist Ed Renshaw, a guitarist able to play in a broad range of contexts from work in Alec Dankworth’s Spanish Accents band and with Tony Coe, to classical repertoire and flamenco. His work abroad had taken him to Vienna, working with Peter Herbert and Franz Koglmann, and to the Loelner Philharomnie. Sandy Burnett writes: “he was a supremely talented jazz and classical guitarist. He was young – born in 1981 – and had …

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Ed Renshaw Music Award – The Albany, London. Steve Howe, Transglobal Underground feat. Natacha Atlas, Riot Jazz Brass Band, and Omar Puente

Peter Conway Management and the Albany in association with Youth Music present “Evenings for Ed” Wednesday 31 October – Saturday 3 November 2018. Featuring Steve Howe (solo), Transglobal Underground featuring Natacha Atlas, Riot Jazz Brass Band and Omar Puente. Set-up in memory of Renshaw by his family and friends in 2012, the Ed Renshaw Music Award is intended to help young musicians, aged 16 – 25, in South East London to achieve their potential. Receiving the Ed Renshaw Music Award not only helps young musicians fund their career plans with cash prizes for between £1,000 and £3,000 for the award-winners, …

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National Children’s Remembrance Concert, Genting Arena, Birmingham, November 3rd 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the ending of the first World War.

More than 2500 children will be performing in the first ever National Children’s Remembrance Concert at the Genting Arena in Birmingham on November 3rd 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of the ending of the first World War. Children from across the country will perform music, song and drama to commemorate and remember the tens of millions of civilians and combatants from across the world who died in that war including an estimated 540,000 children. The concert will pay homage to the role and sacrifices by women and non-combatants and the many millions of animals that were killed in the …

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