Millicent Stephenson explores the impact of the Windrush Generation on both her personal musical development, and on the development of music in the UK as a whole.
It’s no secret that the cost of living rises have affected everybody. To help, here are my 12 tips to help you manage your money worries.
Read my speech for (MU) Motion 20 ‘Being Black in the UK music industry’, delivered at the TUC Black Workers Conference.
Four month after Desmond Tutu passed away, I reflect on his impact on millions of lives across the world, and also about his role in my life. It’s actually a funny story!
One of the blessings that come with being a musician is to be part of really important events in the life of people. That, sometimes, includes the end of it; which means playing at funerals.
Today is the funeral of Carlene McKenzie, our dear member of Cafemnee and Time For My Music who passed away at the beginning of the year. To pay homage to her memory, the women of the group are going to perform ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ as a band, while I will do a solo rendition of ‘The Old Rugged Cross’.
The women of T4MM chose to support the charities “The House of St. Barnabas” and “CEO Sleepout” with their online evening performance.
I thoroughly enjoyed playing “Wade In The Water” at Courtney Fadlin’s Sax Interpretations Ladies Edition, an online concert that took place towards the end of May this year. Read here why this song is special to me.
As a professional musician, one of my greatest satisfactions is to share with other artists and see them grow. This drive to help others is what motivated me to create and mantain projects like Cafemnee, Time For My Music and Success Beyond The Score. It also plays a role in my involvement with organisations like the Musicians’ Union, which fight every day for better conditions in the industry.