- Part of...Aurora
James Hamlilton is a Northern Ireland born composer/trumpet player/educator based in Leeds. He runs the James Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and is a member of Leeds based indie rock band Hope and Social.
Winner of the 2008 Dankworth prize for big band composition, 2010 British Composers Award for Contemporary Jazz Composition, Jazz Yorkshires Composer/Arranger of the Year and Big Band of the year 2010.
"This project has built on my experience of collaborating with Invisible Flock and Simon Fletcher, while increasing the scale of the digital and interactive technologies used. Aurora offers new collaborations with international artists such as Etza Meisyara and Abshar Platisza."