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Folk roots, new routes

Anita Awbi spends time with folk icon Shirley Collins, and others thriving in her wake, to learn how our ancient musical vernacular is inspiring songwriters today…

Interview: Luke Styles

Prolific creator Luke Styles started out as a teenage actor before falling under the spell of classical composition full time. We hear about his biggest musical influences and what's keeping him busy as we head into 2017...

Interview: Laura Jurd

‘With this sort of music, it’s not about having a big break, it’s about having the courage to carry on’ - jazz trumpet composer Laura Jurd tells us how to succeed outside the mainstream…