Founded by myself, Franklin Heather, I would like to personally say thanks to all those who are and have been involved: Brenda, Oksana, Ana, Maya, Jonas, Jonas’ Mum, Deborah, Hisham, William, Maria, Jen, Percy, Helena, Jacky, Elise and Alex
Bio: Franklin Heather is an impassioned Jazz Trumpeter and English as a Foreign Language Teacher. His first serious musical experience was gained when he joined the Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO) and received lessons with the prestigious New Orleans trumpeter Abram Wilson in London. Starting in 2012, Franklin is studying a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance at Birmingham Conservatoire under the tuition of Percy Pursglove. He worked as a resident trumpeter for 2 years, at the champagne bar, Bar Epernay, playing duo. He also had the privilege of completing an Erasmus exchange at the Conservatorio Superior en Valencia studying under Voro Garcia, Toni Belenguer y Ramón Cardo. In April 2015 he released his first EP entitled ‘Dreamtigers’ written for contemporary jazz duo. After completing the CELTA in the summer of 2015 he moved back to Valencia and taught English in a School, Academy and Business for a year. In the summer of 2016 he attended the course on Global Health and Human Rights at the University of Geneva and collected information for his current project; GlobalVoices. Alongside this, he is currently teaching refugees and asylum seekers at St Chad’s Sanctuary.