Cassie Kinoshi

Saxophonist composer Cassie Kinoshi above was a winner in the jazz composition for large ensemble category at the British Composer Awards announced last night at a ceremony held in the British Museum winning for ‘Afronaut’ scored for two trumpets, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, trombone, tuba, guitar, piano/Rhodes, upright bass, and drums. Pianist Simon Lasky won for ‘Close to Ecstasy’ written for piano, harmonica, acoustic & electric guitar, fretless bass, kit, and percussion.