Emma-Jean Thackray


Emma-Jean Thackray is an award winning composer / producer / arranger / instrumentalist / singer and RBMA alumni. As a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, bandleader and DJ, she is just as at home working with the London Symphony Orchestra as she is hosting her show on Worldwide FM or tearing it up on trumpet with her quartet.She was at the top of Gilles Peterson’s list of artists he’s buzzing about for 2018 and has been described by RBMA as "one of the UK's most exciting new jazz artists", as “one to watch” by the London Evening Standard, as “supremely talented... the sound of South London” by Sounds Of The Universe, “a jazz prodigy” by iD and “sounds like Bitches Brew-era Miles entering the dub chamber with a New Orleans marching band – in a good way” by The Guardian.