Corey Mwamba

Colour head and shoulder image of Corey Mwamba playing the vibraphoneCorey Mwamba was born, and is based, in Derby.  He is recognised as a highly creative improviser and composer working across a wide range of jazz and contemporary music.

Corey is the current presenter of Freeness, a weekly show or improvised music on BBC Radio 3. He founded, and administrates, Out Front!, an East Midlands-based new music promoting/producing organisation.

Having retired from live performances in 2019 Coery is a lecturer of musicology at Goldsmiths, University of London and a visiting composition lecturer at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Corey has been a Trustee of the National Jazz Archive since 2020 and is a board member of Déda centre for Dance, Movement and Creativity.

Photo © Agata Urbaniak 

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