Jack is delighted to be joining the board of Creative UK Group (formerly the Creative Industries Federation and Creative England), the independent network for the UK's creative industries. They provide investment, lobbying and collaborative opportunities across the creative sector.
He also sits on the Creative UK Council.
Jack has been working with the GLF Schools Foundation and a Surrey primary school to learn a brand new musical from scratch... in the space of six weeks. His new children's seaside sketch show, 'Gulls & Buoys', premiered at Langley Vale's The Vale Primary School on Tuesday 18th July 2023.
Jack has presented national charity Music For Youth's annual National Festival at Birmingham's Symphony Hall. 6,000 musicians aged 25 and under took part, showcasing the finest young talent from across musical genres.
Jack's weekly Culture Bunker show on Scala Radio will now air 3-5pm GMT every Saturday. He'll continue to welcome star and behind-the-scenes guests, preview upcoming arts events and share stories behind a hand-picked selection of music.
Plus, Jack doubles up with a new show every Sunday, 3-5pm GMT. There, expect two hours of uplifting and gentle classics to round off the weekend.
Jack has been in the rehearsal room developing a brand new stage musical, for which he has written book, music and lyrics. Called 'Duet', it is a collaboration with three major UK theatres and explores a real-life story. Watch this space...
'Jazz Meets Classical', a 6-part radio series that Jack devised and co-presented for Jazz FM and Scala Radio, has been shortlisted for Best Music Special at the 2023 New York Festival Radio Awards. He presented the show alongside China Moses, with guests including Nigel Kennedy and Angel Blue.
Jack was honoured to join the voting panel for the 2023 BRIT Awards.
He also sat on the judging panel for the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Awards.
Jack played the piano at the National Brain Appeal's Christmas Concert, alongside flautist Lisa Friend. The evening also featured Edward Fox and Dame Sian Phillips.
The event is available to view online now.
Jack was joined by BRIT-nominated soprano Camilla Kerslake, premiering a new song Jack had written for the Holocaust Educational Trust's Appeal Dinner. 'Getting Closer' was performed at London's Roundhouse. The Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Chief Rabbi were in attendance; the evening helped raise £1m for the charity.
Jack is an ambassador for the Holocaust Educational Trust, and the song is the second original piece he has performed at the annual Appeal Dinner.
Jack is presenting and curating 'Curtain Call', the new musical theatre show for British Airways' in-flight entertainment. The show is available on all BA flights from September.
Jack has been on London's Horse Guards Parade, recording a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Marines Band Service's Beating Retreat. This included a hands-on lesson in how to be a Drum Major...
The video is now available on the Scala Radio YouTube channel.
Jack has made his debut on Magic At The Musicals.
Jack spoke with Sir Cameron Mackintosh in a special interview to mark the legendary producer's 75th Birthday.
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