The Resilient Musician

#4: Jazz Education and Album Production with Callum Au

av The Resilient Musician | Publicerades 3/26/2021

In this week’s episode, Jonny speaks to jazz trombonist and arranger Callum Au.  Since graduating from Oxford Callum has joined the world-famous Ronnies Scott’s Jazz Orchestra, arranged over 100 charts for big bands including music for Quincy Jones, Jamie Callum and the recent Cats movie.  Callum explains how he achieved the remarkable feat of releasing two big band albums over lockdown. The first “Songs and Stories” with a 70-piece orchestra (!) and the second “On Stage!” with an accompanying big band education resource the Ultimate Big Band Toolkit. He goes on to explain why being an arranger is like solving puzzles and how it's an underrated skill among musicians.   An essential listen for anyone interested in jazz education or the process of album recording! ----- The Resilient Musician is produced by the Encore Musicians team, and is presented by Jonny Venvell (Head of Artist Relations) and James McAulay (Co-Founder & CEO). Encore ( is one of the world's largest platforms for booking musicians to perform at events, weddings and recording sessions. Over 10,000 events and gigs have been booked through Encore, and musicians on Encore have earned over £5,000,000 since the platform was launched. If you're a musician who would like to join the platform, you can sign up at: Twitter: Instagram:

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Conversations with extraordinary musicians about how they've innovated and thrived during the pandemic. Jonny Venvell (Encore Head of Artist Relations, drummer) and James McAulay (Encore CEO, cellist) interview everyone from the leaders of the world's largest Zoom choir, Ronnie Scott's band members to Wellerman TikTokers.