The Story so Far

We've been pretty active over the past few years, here's a selection, in brief, of what we've been up to.

2007The Jed Williams Memorial, Fund Raising Weekend
2007 - 2010 General fund raising
2008 - 2009Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
co-promoted student showcases and jam sessions
2011Guildhall, Brecon
Promoted a series of bands during the Brecon Jazz Festival
2011First bursary award to Jenny Bradley (for 2012
2012Castle Hotel, (Brecon Jazz Festival)
A showcase of the two bands arising from Jenny's bursary project
2012Scott Hamilton at Café Jazz, Cardiff
2012Second bursary award to Gareth Roberts (for 2013)
2013Awarded a grant to assist in the production of the Jazz Bar, and memorial plaques to Jed Williams's memorial, at the Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon
2013Awarded a grant to the Brecon Youth Festival for a Youth Jazz Workshop
2015Third bursary award to bassist Huw V Williams
2016Bursary award to James Clark to assist in taking his big band, 'Lonely Hearts Rugby Clwb' Band to appear in several English jazz clubs.
Awarded financial assistance to 'Friends of Brecon Jazz' towards their programme within their Brecon Jazz Futures event, held at the Theatr Brycheiniog August 2016
2017Bursary award to Welsh jazz musician and broadcaster Rhys Phillips towards developing both his broadcasting and marketing skills. Also researching and putting into place a new online jazz radio station.