LAURA JURD

trumpet | composer | improviser

SELECTED WORKS

THE EARTH KEEPS SPINNING - 2018 for jazz orchestra

Commissioned by the BBC Proms & the National Youth Jazz Orchestra

ALT. PUNK - 2016 for orchestra + jazz ensemble

Commissioned by the BBC Concert Orchestra & BBC Radio 3

RENEWAL - 2016 for brass band

Commissioned by the Hampshire Youth Brass Band

JUMP/CUT/SHUFFLE - 2016 for string quartet

Commissioned by the Ligeti Quartet & Little Missenden Festival

HUMAN SPIRIT - 2013/14 for  voice, gtr, drums, tpt, tpt, tbn, bs sax. 

Commissioned by the EFG London Jazz Festival.

 

IN SYRACUSE - 2013 for string quartet + voice

Commissioned by the Ligeti Quartet and Simon Collings

 

OH SO BEAUTIFUL - 2012 for jazz orchestra + voice

Commissioned by the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the PRS For Music Foundation.

 

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND - 2012 for jazz orchestra + voice

Words by John Donne. Commissioned by the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the PRS For Music Foundation

 

HORSES FOR COURSES - 2012 for jazz orchestra + solo soprano sax and voice

Commissioned by the Chaos Orchestra to feature guest soloist Mark Lockheart, soprano saxophone and Lauren Kinsella, voice.

GIANTS CAUSEWAY - 2011 for jazz orchestra

Written for the Chaos Orchestra.

 

LANDING GROUND - 2011 for tpt, pno, db, perc and string quartet

Featured on Nov 2012 released album 'Landing Ground' CC001

 

HAPPY SAD SONG - 2011 for tpt, pno, db, perc and string quartet

Featured on Nov 2012 released album 'Landing Ground' CC001

 

CROSS-ATLANTIC ANTICS OF MADAME SOUZA - 2011 for tpt, pno, db, perc and string quartet

Featured on Nov 2012 released album 'Landing Ground' CC001

 

THE LADY OF BRUNTAL - 2011 for tpt, pno, db, perc and string quartet

Featured on Nov 2012 released album 'Landing Ground' CC001

 

SHORT (AND SKITTISH) - 2011 for saxophone quartet

Written for the Saxophonquadrat, Berlin. Premiered in January 2011, London. Since performed in Germany and Macedonia.

 

FLIGHT MUSIC - 2010 for tpt, pno, db, perc and string quartet

Featured on Nov 2012 released album 'Landing Ground' CC001

© 2015 Laura Jurd.