Asha Parkinson is a London-based saxophonist and composer whose work crosses boundaries between traditions. She was three times semi-finalist in the BBC Young Jazz Musician competition and was shortlisted in the 2016 BBC Inspire Composers Competition. Additionally, she was one of 20 young people internationally to win Diana Legacy Award for her humanitarian initiative Voices Beyond Divisions. Asha runs the Kalpadruma collective exploring connections between Contemporary Classical, Jazz and various World music traditions. The group has played at several high-profile venues including the London Jazz Festival and the Union Chapel. Their debut album “Onwards” is scheduled for release in 2022.