Date & Times17/11/2022 7:00 pm
WhereNinety One Living Room, Brick Lane, London, UK
Roella Oloro is a British-born composer and multi-instrumentalist of Nigerian and Jamaican descent. She studied at Trinity Laban and quickly got involved with London’s vibrant scene. In Summer 2018, she was offered a full scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music. Roella recently won the ISJAC (International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers prize for Emerging Black Composers.
Over the course of the pandemic, She was a BBC Young Musician 2020 Semi-finalist, a Jazz South UK grant recipient, appeared on Decca Records’, “Alone Together” Jazz piano album, on British TV as part of “Jazz 625, the British Jazz Explosion” and released her first single entitled “Sacrificial Lamb.
This past spring semester, she studied with Esperanza Spalding at Harvard as part of Spalding’s Black Improvisational Music and Dance class.
This is an 18+ event.
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