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Aaron Diaz

Trumpet player with Jonny Hunter Quartet. He also plays with - TheFairRain, TheDestroyers, Glowrogues, BostinBrass, YoungPilgrims and beyond!

Trumpet player with Jonny Hunter Quartet. He also plays with - TheFairRain, TheDestroyers, Glowrogues, BostinBrass, YoungPilgrims and beyond!

Abrar Hafiz

Bass player working with Arun Ghosh.

Bass player working with Arun Ghosh.

Adam Fairhall

Adam’s distinctive piano playing has been noted for the diversity of its stylistic reference points; idioms drawn from any period of jazz history may be blended, collided, subverted, hinted at or played completely ‘straight’ in his performances. Despite this playful and often witty approach, Adam’s playing is committed rather than ironic and detached, and reveals a love of piano jazz from ragtime to free.

Adam’s distinctive piano playing has been noted for the diversity of its stylistic reference points; idioms drawn from any period of jazz history...


  http://www.adamfairhall.co.uk/

Adam King

Bassist Adam King's success in the 2015 annual Musicians' Company Young Jazz Musician Award revealed one of the most promising jazz artists of his generation. His 'winner's gig' on 5th June features Adam with three outstanding collaborators - pianist Leon Greening (who won the competition himself in 2002), drummer Ed Richardson and saxophonist Sammy Mayne - playing modern classics and original compositions.

Bassist Adam King's success in the 2015 annual Musicians' Company Young Jazz Musician Award revealed one of the most promising jazz artists of his...

Alan Barnes

“Barnes, plays music that was radical 50 years ago - hard, urban post-bop - but he infuses it with so much passion and energy you could believe it was minted on the spot, which is always part of the story with jazz.” John L. Walters. The Guardian. Alan Barnes is a prolific international performer, composer, arranger, bandleader and touring soloist. He is best known for his work on clarinet, alto and baritone sax, where he combines...

“Barnes, plays music that was radical 50 years ago - hard, urban post-bop - but he infuses it with so much passion and energy you could believe...


  http://www.alanbarnesjazz.com

Aldofredo Pulido

Aldofredo Pulido is the bass player in Heads South. Led by pianist/composer John Harriman, Heads South includes outstanding trumpeter Steve Waterman, Buster Birch on drums, Cuban percussionist Chino Martell Morgan and Venezuelan bass player Aldofredo Pulido.

Aldofredo Pulido is the bass player in Heads South. Led by pianist/composer John Harriman, Heads South includes outstanding trumpeter Steve Waterma...


  http://www.headssouth.com/

ALEC DANKWORTH

After studying at Berklee College of Music, joined the Clark Tracey Quintet, Julian Joseph Quartet and Nigel Kennedy’s Wasp Factory. While living in New York he played with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and joined the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Alec performs with Cleo Laine, Jacqui Dankworth, Georgie Fame and has worked with Van Morrison. The Alec Dankworth Trio's debut album ‘If You’re Passing By’ was released in 2003. Alec has performed...

After studying at Berklee College of Music, joined the Clark Tracey Quintet, Julian Joseph Quartet and Nigel Kennedy’s Wasp Factory. While living...

Alex Bonney

Alex Bonney (Reading, 1978) is a trumpeter, electronic musician and recording/mix engineer and producer based in London. He leads the Alex Bonney Quartet, is a member of Splice, Leverton Fox, BABs, Golden Age of Steam, Brass Mask, plays in a duo with bassist Dave Kane and a variety of other improvising ensembles. When not performing Alex works with a variety of artists producing and engineering music for leading UK jazz and improvised music...

Alex Bonney (Reading, 1978) is a trumpeter, electronic musician and recording/mix engineer and producer based in London. He leads the Alex Bonney...

Alex Merritt

Alex has been freelancing in London since graduating and has been fortunate to perform with many of the top players on the UK jazz scene. He is very excited about his current performance projects which have seen him playing at Ronnie Scotts Jazz club, the London Jazz Festival and Brecon Jazz Festival. Likewise, Alex is consistently developing his skills as a composer and is pleased to be asked back to Birmingham Conservatoire to lecture on his...

Alex has been freelancing in London since graduating and has been fortunate to perform with many of the top players on the UK jazz scene. He is...


  http://wwww.alexmerritt.co.uk

Alexander Hawkins

Alexander Hawkins is a pianist, organist, and composer, recently labelled as ‘one of the most unique voices in contemporary music’, whose work has reached a ‘dazzling new apex’ (Downbeat, US). His highly individual soundworld reconciles both his love of free improvisation and fascination with composition and structure. His Ensemble, his main project as bandleader, has been described as ‘one of the most vividly distinctive in...

Alexander Hawkins is a pianist, organist, and composer, recently labelled as ‘one of the most unique voices in contemporary music’, whose work...


  http://www.alexanderhawkinsmusic.com/

Alice Zawadzki

Alice Zawadzki is a vocalist, violinist, songwriter and composer based in London. Her work as a performer, collaborator, composer and speaker, has seen her gain considerable repute as a distinctive and individual presence on the creative European music scene. Anglo-Polish Alice’s rich musical background and “whimsical hyper-creativity” (MOJO Magazine) converge into artistry which draws upon her early exposure to New Orleans jazz and...

Alice Zawadzki is a vocalist, violinist, songwriter and composer based in London. Her work as a performer, collaborator, composer and speaker, has...


  alicezmusic.com

Alison Rayner

Bass Player and Composer

Bass Player and Composer


  http://www.blowthefuse.com

Allison Neale

American born Alto Saxophonist

American born Alto Saxophonist


  http://allisonneale.com

Andra Sparks

Irish born Andra Sparks is an acclaimed singer with a beautiful voice and great interpretative skills who also has the rare ability to create totally engaging performances.

Irish born Andra Sparks is an acclaimed singer with a beautiful voice and great interpretative skills who also has the rare ability to create...


  http://andrasparks.com

Andre Canniere

Andre Canniere is an acclaimed trumpet player, composer and educator currently based in London. Originally from rural Pennsylvania (USA), Canniere spent the first five years of his career in New York City where he worked with artists such as Maria Schneider, Becca Stevens, Donny McCaslin, Kate McGarry, Ingrid Jensen and Darcy James Argue. He has toured widely throughout the United States and Europe with performances at Wigmore Hall, Carnegie...

Andre Canniere is an acclaimed trumpet player, composer and educator currently based in London. Originally from rural Pennsylvania (USA), Canniere...


  www.andrecanniere.com/

Andrea Pozza

Italian Pianist Andrea Pozza has been active on the Italian and international jazz scene for over 30 years and active both as a leader and as a sideman with such distinguished artists as Chet Baker, Scott Hamilton, George Coleman and Lee Konitz.

Italian Pianist Andrea Pozza has been active on the Italian and international jazz scene for over 30 years and active both as a leader and as a...


  http://www.andreapozza.it

Andrew Cleyndert

Born in Birmingham, England in 1963. Andrew took up the double bass at school and turned professional on leaving in 1981. His first professional experience was as resident bassist at the George Chisolm Club in Manchester where he backed visiting Jazz soloists including Americans such as Art Farmer and Joe Newman. On moving to London in 1982 Andrew quickly established himself as a highly versatile player capable of working in a wide variety...

Born in Birmingham, England in 1963. Andrew took up the double bass at school and turned professional on leaving in 1981. His first professional...

Andrew McCormack

One of the UK’s singular jazz talents, Andrew McCormack hasn’t looked back since releasing his debut album in 2007. Having made a name on the UK scene in trio and duo (with Jason Yarde) contexts, Andrew has more recently been resident in New York, recording his 2014 trio album First Light with his Brooklyn based trio.

One of the UK’s singular jazz talents, Andrew McCormack hasn’t looked back since releasing his debut album in 2007. Having made a name on the...


  http://mccormackmusic.com

Andrew Wood

Andrew Wood is a drummer and a jazz graduate of Leeds College of Music. Based in Nottingham he is active in several bands around the East Midlands and beyond including; Jazz Undead, New Bag, Fluff and The Ben Martin Quartet. He also leads his own trio which in 2015 toured the East Midlands with Tony Kofi. As an educator he leads jazz education projects in Nottingham and Lincolnshire.

Andrew Wood is a drummer and a jazz graduate of Leeds College of Music. Based in Nottingham he is active in several bands around the East Midlands...


  http://www.andrewwoodjazz.co.uk

Andrew Wood Trio

East Midlands based 3-piece led by drummer Andrew 'Woody' Wood

East Midlands based 3-piece led by drummer Andrew 'Woody' Wood

Andy Bunting

Andy Bunting - Piano, Composer, Teacher....creates music from everything he touches, and draws it out of anyone he plays with. He's aleading light on the Birmingham jazz scene and a founder member of the Cobweb Collective and BLAM. He grew up in Derby where he was amember of East Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra and attended several Derby Jazz workshops and Summer Schools before moving to Birmingham to study jazz at the Conservatoire

Andy Bunting - Piano, Composer, Teacher....creates music from everything he touches, and draws it out of anyone he plays with. He's aleading light...

Andy Champion

Andy Champion is a highly regarded bass teacher and performer, extremely well regarded in the current music scene.

Andy Champion is a highly regarded bass teacher and performer, extremely well regarded in the current music scene.

Andy Hay

Drummer

Drummer

Andy Sheppard

An ECM recording artist, bandleader and composer, Andy Sheppard is one of Europe’s leading saxophonists and one of a very few British musicians to have made a significant impact on the international jazz scene, playing and writing for settings from solo to big band and chamber orchestra. Sheppard has composed over 350 works that incorporate a strong and characteristic sense of lyricism alongside a very personal use of rhythms from Asia...

An ECM recording artist, bandleader and composer, Andy Sheppard is one of Europe’s leading saxophonists and one of a very few British musicians...


  http://andysheppard.co.uk/

Andy Tytherleigh

One of the bussiest bass palyers in the East Midlands. Andy works with Nottingham's Jazztastic and Matt Ratcliffe as well as Gary Reader's MOJO

One of the bussiest bass palyers in the East Midlands. Andy works with Nottingham's Jazztastic and Matt Ratcliffe as well as Gary Reader's M...

Annie Whitehead

Annie Whitehead was born in Oldham, Lancashire, the heart of brass band country. She learnt trombone at school and by the age of fourteen was already busy playing with brass bands, local dance groups and the Manchester Youth Jazz Orchestra. At sixteen, she started her professional career with Ivy Benson's legendary All Girls Orchestra, and spent the next two years playing summer sessions and touring Europe with that band. She settled for a...

Annie Whitehead was born in Oldham, Lancashire, the heart of brass band country. She learnt trombone at school and by the age of fourteen was...


  http://www.earthmusic.com/annie.htm

Ant Law

Described as “An Innovator" by The Guardian, Guitarist Ant Law was a scholar at Edinburgh University and Berklee College of Music. He now lives in London and works extensively with his own quintet, as well as (Grammy-winner and Chick Corea sideman) Tim Garland's “Lighthouse" (along with Jason Rebello and Asaf Sirkis), and with saxophonist/composer Paul Riley and Trio HLK.

Described as “An Innovator" by The Guardian, Guitarist Ant Law was a scholar at Edinburgh University and Berklee College of Music. He now lives...


  http://www.antlaw.co.uk/

ANTHONY KERR

Born in Belfast, Anthony Kerr is one of Europe’s leading vibraphone players. For the last twenty years he has been performing and recording with a huge variety of artists including Georgie Fame, Charlie Watts, Jaqui Dankworth, BB Big Band and George Shearing.

Born in Belfast, Anthony Kerr is one of Europe’s leading vibraphone players. For the last twenty years he has been performing and recording with...

Anthony Strong

Anthony Strong,One thing is sure: underneath the crowd-winning stage show, there is a seriously talented musician. The arrangements and orchestrations, up to full big band, were written by Strong himself. There are original compositions showing an appreciation of the jazz classics. His piano playing belies a deep knowledge of the swinging greats - Wynton Kelly, Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans - and his vocals have further matured during the course...

Anthony Strong,One thing is sure: underneath the crowd-winning stage show, there is a seriously talented musician. The arrangements and orchestrati...


  http://www.anthonystrong.co.uk/

Anton Eger

Anton Eger is a Norwegian/Swedish Jazz drummer, known from a series of recordings and collaborations with musicians like Django Bates, Marius Neset, Daniel Heløy Davidsen and Ivo Neame. Eger studied jazz at the Copenhagen Rhythmic Music Conservatory under the guidance of Django Bates among others, and played drums on Bates album Spring is Here (Shall We Dance?) (2008).[1] Within the Scandinavian quintet JazzKamikaze he partisipates on...

Anton Eger is a Norwegian/Swedish Jazz drummer, known from a series of recordings and collaborations with musicians like Django Bates, Marius Neset...


  https://www.facebook.com/anton.eger

Anton Hunter

Anton Hunter is a composer and improviser living in Manchester. He leads his own trio, who have found airtime on Radio 3 in the last year and he can be found playing in a variety of settings with varying levels of improvisation, with musicians such as Mick Beck, Sam Andreae, Simon Prince, Rodrigo Constanzo, Phil Marks, David Birchall, Keith Jafrate and many more. He has been commissioned by the Manchester Jazz Festival to create an hour-long...

Anton Hunter is a composer and improviser living in Manchester. He leads his own trio, who have found airtime on Radio 3 in the last year and he...

Antonin-Tri Hoang

Tenor Sax Player, born in Paris, also plays clarinet

Tenor Sax Player, born in Paris, also plays clarinet

Arild Andersen

One of Europe’s leading bass player since the early 70-ties. Andersen started out as a member of Jan Garbarek Quartet (67-73) withTerje Rypdal and Jon Christensen. Recorded 21 albums in his own name for ECM. Bill Frisell, Ralph Towner, Nana Vasconcelos, Paul Motian, Alphonze Mouzon, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor are among the great musicians that can be heard on some of these albums. From 1982-92 his band “Masqualero” included Nils Petter...

One of Europe’s leading bass player since the early 70-ties. Andersen started out as a member of Jan Garbarek Quartet (67-73) withTerje Rypdal...


  http://www.arildandersen.com/

Arnie Somogyi

One of the UK’s leading jazz bass players and an innovative band leader Arnie started out on bass guitar at 14 and later moved onto the double bass. Arnie began playing with Portishead’s Adrian Utley during a BA Hons course in English at Bristol University before moving to London to play with Acid Jazz legend Tommy Chase. In 1990 he won a scholarship to The Guildhall of Music in London to study on the postgraduate jazz course. Now based...

One of the UK’s leading jazz bass players and an innovative band leader Arnie started out on bass guitar at 14 and later moved onto the double...


  http://www.arniesomogyi.com

Art Themen

Art Themen's tenor saxophone style originally owed much to the influence of Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins, but later influences included such disparate saxophonists as Coleman Hawkins, Evan Parker, and the "sheets of sound" John Coltrane. Interviewed by Julian Joseph on BBC Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up on 22 November 2014 as a celebration of the saxophonist's 75th birthday he revealed that he had originally played clarinet, but since page three...

Art Themen's tenor saxophone style originally owed much to the influence of Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins, but later influences included such...

Arun Ghosh

Arun Ghosh is a British-Asian clarinettist and composer. His second album, Primal Odyssey, was released in October 2011 on camoci records. In 2008 he was selected for Edition IV of the Jerwood/PRS Foundation 'Take Five' initiative for emerging jazz musicians produced by Serious. In 2009, he was invited to perform at the jazzahead! Festival in Bremen, Germany as part of the UK showcase presented by Jazz Services. In 2010, he was made an Associ...

Arun Ghosh is a British-Asian clarinettist and composer. His second album, Primal Odyssey, was released in October 2011 on camoci records. In 2008...

Asaf Sirkis

While developing his own compositions, Asaf formed the Asaf Sirkis Trio in 2007 which features Greek guitarist Tassos Spiliotopoulos and Israeli bassist Yaron Stavi. This trio has released three albums; ‘The Monk’ in (2008, SAM Productions/Egea), 'Letting Go' (2010, Stonedbird Productions) and 'Shepherds Stories' (2013, Stonedbird Productions) which has been selected twice as one of 2013's best Jazz albums of the year at the All About Jazz...

While developing his own compositions, Asaf formed the Asaf Sirkis Trio in 2007 which features Greek guitarist Tassos Spiliotopoulos and Israeli...


  http://www.asafsirkis.co.uk

Ashley John Young

Ashley-John Long is a virtuoso bassist and composer active in a diverse range of musical idioms. He has performed and recorded with some of the UK's leading Jazz musicians including Art Themen, Simon Spillett, Brandon Allen, Craig Millverton, Alan Barnes, Dave Newton, Geoff Eales, Damon Brown, Bobby Wellins, Osian Roberts, Steve Melling, as well as visiting artists including Scott Hamilton, Erin Dickens, Greg Abate and Daryl Sherman. A virtuos...

Ashley-John Long is a virtuoso bassist and composer active in a diverse range of musical idioms. He has performed and recorded with some of the...


  http://www.ashleyjohnlong.co.uk/

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