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Midge Ure discusses the highs and lows of his career in latest I Never Thought It Would Happen episode
Help Musicians
Help Musicians
27th September 2021

Midge Ure is the musician joining Chris in the latest I Never Thought It Would Happen episode to discuss the highs to the lows of his career, considered with lots of humour, self deprecation and keen insight.

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Overcoming obstacles with Saxophonist Emma Johnson: “I feel more confident in my own decisions and believe in what I'm doing.”
Emma Johnson
Saxophonist and bandleader of Gravy Boat
29th April 2021

To celebrate International Jazz Day, 2019 Peter Whittingham Jazz Awardee Emma Johnson tells us how she navigated a year of career obstacles to finally be able to record her band’s debut album.

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A tribute to The Duke of Edinburgh
Graham Sheffield
Help Musicians Chairman
16th April 2021

Help Musicians Chairman, Graham Sheffield, pays tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, husband to our patron Her Majesty The Queen.

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Writing a budget in your application
Help Musicians
Help Musicians
9th April 2021

We know a budget can be tricky, but it’s also incredibly useful for focusing and understanding your plans. Use your timeline as a prompt while you work through this, making sure you account for all costs at each step. 

Writing a biography in your application
Help Musicians
Help Musicians
9th April 2021

What is this? 

This is your moment to shout about your music and career so farIn order to assess what you’ve achieved, we’ll want to know about your background. This isn’t just a straight copy & paste of your press release; write it in first personbe as clear as possible and remember, the more examples you can give us the better! 

2020: Support and collaboration in a difficult year
James Ainscough
Chief Executive Officer - Help Musicians
21st December 2020

In a world that can feel increasingly divided, the music community came together to help the musicians who make the music that carried us through this crisis, says James Ainscough, Help Musicians CEO.

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