‘Studies for Big Band’ is new music by Anna Meredith written for the 12-piece Mike Fletcher Jazz Orchestra to be performed for the first time next month.

Scottish composer Meredith’s work ranges from BBC commissions to collaborations with jungle pioneer Goldie.  

Commissioned by Jazzlines, the Fletcher Ensemble members include Tom Challenger, Nick Malcolm and Dan Nicholls, and the concert takes place in Birmingham’s Adrian Boult Hall on Saturday 16 April. 

Anna Meredith, above