Everyday Jazz Life

Everyday Jazz Life: A photographic project on contemporary jazz musicians’ lives in Birmingham project, brought together a jazz scholar, myself, and my dear friend and colleague, freelance jazz photographer Brian Homer. The participants were saxophonists Chris Young, Joey Walter, Alicia Gardener-Trejo and Xhosa Cole (BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2018), pianist David Austin Grey and violinist and vocalist Ruth Angell

The project revealed some of the challenges and constraints that local jazz musicians face in developing their musical careers.