Matyas Gayer is one of the few leading figures in the new generation of jazz musicians and known to be one of a handful of young pianists who is successfully forging his own distinctive style and musical voice out of the greatness of a jazz piano tradition. Here at World Heart Beat we have […]
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Born in Bender and raised in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Ionel Manciu took his first violin lessons from Tamara Caftanat and later Galina Buinovschi at the musical lyceum Ciprian Porumbescu in Chisinau. He made his official debut at the age of ten with the Moldovan National Chamber Orchestra. He has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Barbican Hall […]
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this choir, led by award-winning jazz vocalist Cleveland Watkiss. A four week course runs every Tuesday 7.30 to 9.30pm starting on 11 June 2019. Led by the renowned Cleveland Watkiss the Stardust Jazz Choir at World Heart Beat Music Academy is open to all. “Music speaks to […]
We warmly invite you to hear the award winning jazz vocalist Cleveland Watkiss perfor on Sunday 7th July at 6pm! Cleveland Watkiss, MBE, is a British virtuoso vocalist, actor and composer. He was the winner of the London Jazz Awards for Best Vocalist in 2010 and was voted Wire/Guardian Jazz Awards best vocalist for three […]
Lamont Dozier Jr along with Music Producers, Songwriters and Great Instrumentalists from LA come to check out a rehearsal at World Heart Beat.
Neil Portnow – President/CEO of The Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Foundation® and Chair of the Board of the GRAMMY Museum comes to World Heart Beat Music Academy
Reggae legend Johnny Clarke performs with our young Reggae School musicians, at our anniversary concert, 14th May.
We are very excited to announce that on March 5th the World Heart Beat Show on Wandsworth Radio is hosting Mr Joseph Richard Abdulai aka ‘Soundboy Richie’, Africa’s Best Music Producer. Soundboy Richie has been blind since shortly after birth. He is a musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist; and has produced hits songs for […]
Kids Count Awards 2017 Winner of the Member’s of Parliament ‘Inspire the house’ best community group award at the Kids Count Awards. Kids Count are a fantastic national charity who aim to give young people a voice and a brighter future to help young people overcome disadvantages by listening, encouraging and promoting self-help. Each year […]
“On behalf of Children & Young People Now, I would just like to say a huge thank you to you both, the students, and of course the World Heart Beat Music Academy. You guys were absolutely fantastic, and we heard nothing but good things about you all evening.We would be delighted to work with you […]
Some of World Heart Beat’s senior students had the honour of playing alongside Wynton Marsalis, one of the words leading Jazz Musicians, at the BVLGARI hotel in London on the 2nd March. Playing around successful, driven and passionate musicians is a really inspiring experience for our young musicians, giving them a taste of life as […]
Rezwana Choudhury Bannya is one of the leading Ranbindra Sangeet artists in both Bangladesh and India. Trained under the tutelage of late Konika Bandyopadhyay, Rezwana Choudhury has mastered Tagore’s songs in their full flavor.
Grebenshikov hails from St Petersburg, Russia. With the tenderness and insight of a poet he has captured the hearts of his fellow countrymen and is as highly acclaimed and respected in Russia as The Beatles are in the West.
Virtuoso pianist, bandleader, composer, arranger and broadcaster, Julian Joseph is the undisputed heir to the global house of jazz. Acclaimed by critics and audiences the world over, Julian never fails to inspire with his mastery of the keyboard.
Aziza Brahim personifies the new voice of the Sahraouis. She is amazing. Here is the chance to experience Saharawi music as it should be heard.
“The best Female Reggae singer I have heard coming out of Jamaica in years, in the tradition of singers like Marcia Griffiths…”
Don Chandler, Director of World Heart Beat Reggae School and bass teacher has performed with an extraordinary number of artists around the world.
Platinum Recorded Artist with the group All Angels, Songwriter/Composer TWICE Co-winner for Songwriting Competition at Burnsong
Johnny Clarke, Legendary Reggae Artist is one of Jamaica’s most outstanding vocal talents.
Nick Cohen is a top UK bassist and songwriter, whose credits include Eurythmics, Roy Ayers, Massive Attack, M-People, Matt Bianco and Ive Mendes.