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ABOUT

Nora Jorba founded Saurus Management in September 2017. Originally from Barcelona, Nora studied classical music for over 8 years, including piano and solfege. She then studied film production at ESCAC University in Terrassa, moving to London in June 2011. In London she studied popular music for a year at the London Music School, where she graduated with distinction. Following this she studied jazz performance at Middlesex University, graduating from the BA Undergraduate in 2016 with a first.

 

In October 2014 Nora worked as a PR agent and artist liaison, for Georgia Mancio’s "ReVoice!" Festival. Through this she had the opportunity to interact and work with a large body of musicians and agents.

 

Since May 2016 Nora has been working for PizzaExpress Live as Music Logistics Manager, running the  finances for its 5 music venues: PizzaExpress Jazz Club, The Pheasantry, PizzaExpress  Live Holborn, Maidstone, and Birmingham.  She has also represented the company at the Jazzahead! Conference in Bremen, negotiating and exchanging ideas with many of the most important figures in the Jazz Music industry. She has since been mentored by the prominent UK booking agents Sue Edwards and Matt Fripp.

 

Shows that she has personally booked and promoted at PizzaExpress include:

  • Kate Williams Four Plus Three

  • Maria Chiara Argiro Quintet

  • Shareef Clayton

  • Andrea Motis and Joan Chamorro

  • Sam Leak & Ivo Neame duet at the Steinway Festival

  • Alex Hitchcock

  • Glasshopper during the London Jazz Festival

  • Giuliano Pereira Quintet

  • Rhythms Of The City

  • Bahla

 

In collaboration with the Institut Ramon Llull, Nora is currently preparing an International festival for June 8th-10th, at PizzaExpress Jazz Club, showcasing artists from Catalonia and the Balear Islands.

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Saurus Management is currently acting as the booking agent for four brilliantly talented London-based jazz acts:

  • Sam Leak

  • Duncan Eagles

  • Sam Rapley's ‘Fabled’

  • Jonathan Chung's Trio‘ Glasshopper’

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