Tag Archives: Si Withenshaw

Working with Tameka Jackson and Classical Uproar at the Leeds International Festival

The atmosphere in the venue for the Classical Uproar show at the Leeds International Festival was immense, and what a gig!

I had people dancing all around me, and phones and cameras a couple of inches away while the Classical Uproar band was playing their socks off!! It was a phenomenal experience so many, many thanks to those who came and to the organisers of the festival who had gone a long way to make sure we were made as comfortable and welcome as possible.

One of my highlights was working with Tameka Jackson, an incredibly wonderful singer with such power – she had worked with Prince in 2003, so it was quite an experience listening to her telling me about her time with the great man himself.

Here are a couple of photos of us pre-show, official photos coming soon!

 

Conducting TT Game’s new release – LEGO ‘The Incredibles’

VERY proud to say I will be conducting the Sessions at 80hz Studios in Manchester with the Big band for LEGO’s new game ‘The Incredibles’ on the 12th/13th April!!

I can without a doubt state that this is some of the most amazing music I have ever heard, written by the Film Composer for TT Games, my friend and colleague Si Withenshaw. Man I would play this game just to hear the Cats who are going to be screaming out on their instruments!!