For me music is everything; but without community it is nothing. So when I arrived at Trinity Laban and became surrounded by phenomenal and enthusiastic musicians and artists my own age with ambition I was in heaven. Those four years of immersion were so much better than I had hoped.Corrie Dick
Corrie Dick graduated with a BMus (Hons), jazz drumkit in 2014. During his time at Trinity Laban he collaborated with many well known artists including Jacob Collier, Jasper Høiby, Ligeti Quartet, Bobby Wellins and released his own debut album “Impossible Things” on the record label Chaos Collective, which he set up with his close collaborators and fellow alumni Laura Jurd and Elliot Galvin. Corrie now performs across the world with bands including Mercury nominated Dinosaur, Elliot Galvin Trio, Rob Luft Group, Blue-Eyed Hawk, indie-art-rock trio Ink Line. He frequently gives solo drum performances where he demonstrates the rich and diverse potential of the drum kit. As well as winning a Gold Medal at Trinity Laban, Corrie also won a Scottish Jazz Award 2012 for Up and Coming Artist and BBC’s Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2013 and has been nominated for multiple Parliamentary Jazz Awards and Jazz FM awards.
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