The BBC has unveiled a new music strategy focused on developing its digital offering, breaking more new artists and working more closely with PRS for Music Foundation to champion British music overseas.
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Songwriter and broadcaster Cerys Matthews reveals how she would like to revitalise the music industry from within. She addresses the state of commissioning in the UK and asks what’s being done to promote music education in schools and fight online piracy.
Jazz composer and saxophonist Jason Yarde has garnered some unique praise for his work over the years. His cannon of original compositions and collaborations have consistently been met with cheers of ‘powerful’, ‘spiritual’, ‘formidable’ and even ‘hair-raising’...