ABRAM WILSON - A MEMORABLE NIGHT IN OXFORD
One year on and Abram's rhythm section and I returned to Oxford on Friday 5th April to remember the beginning of the Abram Wilson 2012 tour, a celebration of 10... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - ENDINGS AND BEGINNINGS
Tomorrow we'll be remembering the beginning of something. Exactly a year ago today Abram's band and I started a 20-date tour that would be cut short two months later due... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - 5TH APRIL MEMORIAL GIG & FUNDRAISER IN OXFORD
I'm delighted to announce that Abram's rhythm section will be returning to Oxford, 12 months since they performed together at the Oxford Jazz Festival as part of Abram's quartet in... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - MY HEART BELONGS TO NEW ORLEANS
Where to start? Some amazing progress has been made over the last few weeks and it's really beginning to feel like things are moving ahead.
The big news... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - TIME I MET THE BLUES
It's been a wee while since my last post. I've spent January settling into the new year, finding my bearings and figuring out what to do next. It turns... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - BIRDS FLYING HIGH
Hello and Happy New Year!
The last few weeks have been a period of reflection for me. As I've gradually joined the rest of the world in 2013, I've... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - FOR MY FAMILY
This is just a quick update to wish you all a lovely holiday and festive season.
2012 has not been an easy year. The very recent tragedy in Connecticut... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - A LOVE SUPREME
This weekend will be six months since me and Abram got married, six months since he passed, and my birthday. Last year Abram did the very clever thing of... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - FEELING THANKFUL
Today is Thanksgiving. In the spirit of Abram I woke up at the crack of dawn (he was an exceptionally early riser, much to my horror) and thought about all... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - PERFORMANCE AND POLITICS
A friend (and fan) of Abram once said to me, “if he wasn’t such a talented musician he’d have made one hell of a politician”. Perhaps he was right, Abram... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - WHAT DO YOU DESIRE?
It’s been a wee while since my last update and there is much to tell.
Firstly and most importantly, the band’s autographs for the Kickstarter rewards have been sorted... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - JAZZ IS PASSION AND EMOTION, JAZZ IS LOVE
Today is the four month mark since Abram passed.
I wanted to remember him today by sharing some of the work he had been doing with Birmingham Town Hall... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - TWO ENGLISH LADIES IN NEW YORK
Apologies for the delay in updating you. New York was pretty insane, that combined with jet lag and a serious iPhone back up/update issue has meant no new post... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - JAZZ PRINCE
Hopefully you'll have a received a message asking for your details so I can send you lovely things. If you haven't and you know I definitely don't have your... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - A NEW DAWN
I hope this email finds you well as the summer draws to a close and a new season begins. Although the sun is still shining here in London,... Read more
$21,338 RAISED FOR THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION!
Congratulations founding brothers and sisters of the Abram Wilson Foundation, WE DID IT!!!
We raised a total of $18,338 on Kickstarter but we also raised approximately $3,000 at... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - 50 HOURS TO GO!
It's official, we have nearly reached the end of the online fundraising campaign for the Abram Wilson Foundation. It's been almost two months since we launched our Kickstarter page... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - JAZZ PROFILE ON RADIO CARDIFF
I hope you had a lovely weekend, it was baking here in London!
I just wanted to write a quick update today because:
1) We are just $37 away... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - DOES IT SWING?
I hope you're all keeping well and enjoying the summer.
The Kickstarter campaign has been amazingly successful, we've raised nearly $15,300 and have got just over a week to... Read more
OLYMPIC JAZZ MUSICIANS
I'm sure most have you have been glued to your computer screens watching the Olympics, especially if you live in London. Many people I know who don't usually pay... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - MEMORIES OF A WONDERFUL MAN
I can't believe it's been a week since Abram's memorial service, people are still getting in touch to tell me how moved they were by the whole day... Read more
YESTERDAY'S SECOND LINE PARADE
Yesterday was a fitting tribute to the life of the much loved and inspirational jazz musician, composer and educator Abram Wilson.
It was a day full of smiles, laughter... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - MEMORIAL SERVICE MEETING POINT
We have had some more donations over the last few days meaning we're oh so very close to hitting $13,000! Thank you all so much.
As you know Abram's... Read more
SECOND LINE UMBRELLAS AND 'WHO DAT!'
Just a quick update today. We've received nearly $12,600 which means we managed to raise an additional $500 in just one week - amazing! Thanks to everyone who... Read more
ABRAM WILSON - MEMORIAL SERVICE
Well, we have surpassed $12,000 this week thanks to your incredible support!
Thank you so much.
I thought I'd use my next update as an opportunity to remind... Read more
ABRAM THE JAZZ EDUCATOR
Hello and Good Morning!
Another day awaits, another story to share about Abram and a few more donations to add to the pot. We have raised a total of $11,399... Read more
THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE INSPIRATION
I've been doing a bit of thinking about what to share with you next, and I thought I'd give you an insight into the inspiration behind Abram and his... Read more
Hello and Happy Friday!
I hope you've all got some lovely plans for the weekend. I'm just going to make this a short one today and instead hand the 'mic'... Read more
TIME TO DREAM BIG!
It was only a week ago today we launched Abram's Kickstarter page and we have pretty much hit our initial $7000 target! Just a wee $15 to go... Read more
AMAZING START TO THE ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION!
Firstly, a massive THANK YOU for making a donation towards The Abram Wilson Foundation, we have already surpassed $4,500 since we launched the Kickstarter page on Tuesday which is... Read more