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Callum Au

Callum Au is a professional trombonist, composer, orchestrator, and arranger. Based in London, Callum has worked with some of the UK’s top big bands and orchestras, and has fast made a name for himself as one of the UK’s finest young musicians. Callum was privileged to be taught in his youth by veteran trumpet player Terry Reaney, pianist Brian Harrison, and top UK jazz trombonist Mark Nightingale. He was a member of Bill Ashton...

Callum Au is a professional trombonist, composer, orchestrator, and arranger. Based in London, Callum has worked with some of the UK’s top...


  http://www.callumaumusic.com/

Callum Gourlay

London-based double bassist and composer Calum Gourlay is known for his deep warm tone, controlled execution as both a supporter and improviser, and rock solid time and pulse. Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1986, he began his musical journey playing the cello in primary school and by the age of fourteen started the double bass, having developed a serious interest in jazz and improvised music. Gourlay’s talents were noticed by many of...

London-based double bassist and composer Calum Gourlay is known for his deep warm tone, controlled execution as both a supporter and improviser...


  http://www.whirlwindrecordings.com/calum-gourlay/

Calum Gourlay

London-based double bassist and composer Calum Gourlay is known for his deep warm tone, controlled execution as both a supporter and improviser, and rock solid time and pulse. Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1986, he began his musical journey playing the cello in primary school and by the age of fourteen started the double bass, having developed a serious interest in jazz and improvised music. Gourlay’s talents were noticed by many of...

London-based double bassist and composer Calum Gourlay is known for his deep warm tone, controlled execution as both a supporter and improviser...


  https://www.facebook.com/calum.gourlay

Camilla George

Camilla has studied with many jazz greats such as sax giant, Jean Toussaint (of Art Blakey fame), Tony Kofi, Christian Brewer, Julian Siegal and Martin Speake. In 2012 she graduated with a Masters in Jazz from Trinity College of Music where she also won the Archer Scholarship for outstanding performance. Camilla is also a member of multi award winning band, Jazz Jamaica as well as Courtney Pine’s Venus Warriors.

 

Camilla has studied with many jazz greats such as sax giant, Jean Toussaint (of Art Blakey fame), Tony Kofi, Christian Brewer, Julian Siegal and...

Carl Orr

A professional musician since 1980 Carl Orr has performed and recorded with some of the finest musicians on the planet including Billy Cobham, George Duke, Ernie Watts, Randy Brecker, Gary Husband and Bennie Maupin. He is a regular at London’s legendary Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in his own band and as a member of drummer Mark Fletcher's supergroup "Fletch's Brewâ€. Carl has taught guitar at The Australian Institute of Music...

A professional musician since 1980 Carl Orr has performed and recorded with some of the finest musicians on the planet including Billy Cobham...


  http://carlorr.com/

Cassie Kinoshi

Cassie Kinoshi is a London-based composer, arranger and alto saxophonist known for her work with jazz septet NÉRIJA, Afrobeat band KOKOROKO and her own large ensemble SEED. Alongside working frequently within the world of jazz music and live performance, Cassie has also written for short film and videogame as well as professional classical ensembles such as the Benyounes Quartet and members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Notable...

Cassie Kinoshi is a London-based composer, arranger and alto saxophonist known for her work with jazz septet NÉRIJA, Afrobeat band KOKOROKO and...

Cath Roberts

There was no dramatic epiphany jazz moment for saxophonist Cath Roberts. Sorry about that, dear expectant reader. She did not discover a John Coltrane album tucked away in a relative’s collection of LPs; she did not go by chance to a gig and get swept away by a life changing performance, nor was there a double-shot espresso blinding light on the road to the Monmouth Coffee Company where she works. So how come this young musician is...

There was no dramatic epiphany jazz moment for saxophonist Cath Roberts. Sorry about that, dear expectant reader. She did not discover a John...

Cedric Hanriot

French pianist, composer, sound designer and music producer Cédric Hanriot started playing music at the age of 20 after graduating from University of Nancy (France) where he received a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and Signal Processing. He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston (USA) where he studied with Danilo Pérez and Hal Crook. Cédric played at numerous international venues such as the Universal...

French pianist, composer, sound designer and music producer Cédric Hanriot started playing music at the age of 20 after graduating from Universi...

Charlie Wood

Charlie Wood is a singer/songwriter and keyboardist whose eclectic musical style incorporates elements of jazz, blues, traditional r&b and popular music. Born in Memphis, TN in 1967, Charlie spent many years there performing nightly with his Hammond organ trio in a long-standing residency at King’s Palace on Beale Street. The gig became known to touring musicians and locals alike, attracting impromptu sit-ins from B.B. King, Georgie...

Charlie Wood is a singer/songwriter and keyboardist whose eclectic musical style incorporates elements of jazz, blues, traditional r&b and popular...


  http://charliewood.us/

Cherise Adams Burnett

Cherise has performed with the internationally recognised group Jazz Jamaica, and of working with sensational and accomplished musicians including Gary Crosby OBE, Jason Yarde, Jay Phelps, Theo Jackson, Denys Baptiste and China Moses. Born and raised in Luton, Cherise started her journey with music as a member of the Luton Community Gospel Choir at the age of 14. Two years later, she joined the jazz development organisation Tomorrow’s...

Cherise has performed with the internationally recognised group Jazz Jamaica, and of working with sensational and accomplished musicians including...

Chino Martell Morgan

Chino Martell Morgan grew up in Cardenas in Matanzas province in Cuba. He started playing percussion in his teens, influenced by hearing the elderly locals play percussion in the district bars. He briefly attended Cuban music school and played with renowned Cuban drummer Miguel Zulueta and a number of Latin jazz bands. Chino now resides in the UK where he is in demand on the Latin scene and has frequently played at leading venues such as...

Chino Martell Morgan grew up in Cardenas in Matanzas province in Cuba. He started playing percussion in his teens, influenced by hearing the elderl...


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Chris Allard

Award-winning guitarist Chris Allard works with many top artists, and has performed at major festivals and prestigious venues around the world, including the Barbican Hall, Montreux Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott’s, Nuremberg Festival, Hackney Empire, Midem Festival Cannes, Maison Musique Torino Italy, The Queen Elizabeth Hall, Giverny Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Brighton Dome, Duoro Jazz Festival Portugal, The Royal Festival Hall. Chri...

Award-winning guitarist Chris Allard works with many top artists, and has performed at major festivals and prestigious venues around the world...


  http://www.chrisallard.co.uk/

Chris Batchelor

Chris Batchelor is an innovative and creative trumpet player and composer based in London. As well as leading several projects, including the avant-trad band Pigfoot, he is also featured as a sensitive and versatile soloist in many highly regarded groups on the European jazz scene, and is a prominent soloist and composer in the re-formed Loose Tubes.
He has played alongside international stars such as Michael Brecker, Sam Rivers, Hermeto...

Chris Batchelor is an innovative and creative trumpet player and composer based in London. As well as leading several projects, including the...


  http://www.chris-batchelor.com

Chris Biscoe

Alto, Soprano, Tenor & Baritone Saxophonist. Also Alto Clarinet, Piccolo & Flute. Has worked with Mike Westbrook and NYJO among many others.

Alto, Soprano, Tenor & Baritone Saxophonist. Also Alto Clarinet, Piccolo & Flute. Has worked with Mike Westbrook and NYJO among many others.


  chrisbiscoe.co.uk

Chris Draper

Chris grew up as a multi-instrumentalist. Specialising in Classical Percussion at the world renowned Purcell School of Music, he went on to study Jazz Drum Kit at Birmingham Conservatoire. Since graduating in 2011, his broad influences in music have allowed him to carve a path that encompasses a number of genres, incorporating everything from Orchestral work to West End shows as well as late night Jazz sessions to holding it down on the festiv...

Chris grew up as a multi-instrumentalist. Specialising in Classical Percussion at the world renowned Purcell School of Music, he went on to study...


  http://www.chris-draper.co.uk

Chris Gall

It would be difficult to find another German pianist who has broadened the borders of jazz as consistently and originally over the past years as Munich-based pianist Chris Gall. His playing crosses the borders of jazz and leaps into the vast field of contemporary world and pop music. After years of training as a classical pianist, he was awarded several scholarships and studied at the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA With...

It would be difficult to find another German pianist who has broadened the borders of jazz as consistently and originally over the past years as...


  http://www.chrisgallmusic.com/en/

Chris Higginbottom

Chris Higginbottom is one of the UK’s top drummers, currently a member of the Kyle Eastwood Band, the Ronnie Scott’s Allstars and Gilad Atzmon’s Orient House Ensemble. A Royal Academy of Music graduate, Chris lived in New York for eight years where he played with many of the biggest names in jazz including Mark Murphy and Seamus Blake. He has performed all over the world including the Blue Note Tokyo, Birdland in New...

Chris Higginbottom is one of the UK’s top drummers, currently a member of the Kyle Eastwood Band, the Ronnie Scott’s Allstars and...


  http://www.chrishigginbottom.com/

Chris Ingham

Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England in 1962, Chris was supplanted to Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk aged ten. He played drums in the school punk band and guitar in the school Dixieland band. It's been a bit like that ever since. He studied Drama, English and Education at Warwick University 1981-85, acted a bit, played R&B guitar in the Locomotives and taught himself some jazz piano. Moving to London, the Locomotives produced two albums; Fro...

Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England in 1962, Chris was supplanted to Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk aged ten. He played drums in the school punk band...


  http://www.chrisingham.co.uk

Chris Jerome

Chris Jerome is a dynamic and versatile keyboard player / pianist / composer who has performed and recorded extensively with a multitude of ground-breaking artists. He has worked with Courtney Pine, Tom Jones, Mica Paris, Osibisa, Hugh Masekela, Maxi Jazz (Faithless) with The Soul Food Cafe, Beverley Knight, Jamelia, Sister Sledge, Imagination, and many other artists.

Chris Jerome is a dynamic and versatile keyboard player / pianist / composer who has performed and recorded extensively with a multitude of ground-...


  http://www.chrisjerome.com/

Chris Lawrence

Chris Laurence was born in London and studied at the Guildhall School of Music. He has maintained a dual career in both jazz and classical music. In the classical world he was principal double bass with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra until 1995, playing on many of their famous recordings ranging from the film “Amadeus” to Benjamin Britten’s “Curlew River”. Jazz artists he has...

Chris Laurence was born in London and studied at the Guildhall School of Music. He has maintained a dual career in both jazz...

Chris Maddock

A freelance Jazz saxophonist and teacher. Extensive experience as a professional musician in a variety of contexts. Working with jazz drummer Clark Tracey's Quintet, as well as various other contemporary Jazz artists. Has written and arranged music for both small and large Jazz ensembles, as well as saxophone quartet and ensemble. Leads his own quintet and octet, playing original compositions and arrangements. A member of ensembles that...

A freelance Jazz saxophonist and teacher. Extensive experience as a professional musician in a variety of contexts. Working with jazz drummer...


  https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-maddock-66b24a62

Chris Mapp

Chris Mapp is a Birmingham-based bass player. He is part of gonimoblast with Mark Sanders, Leafcutter John and Dan Nicholls.

Chris Mapp is a Birmingham-based bass player. He is part of gonimoblast with Mark Sanders, Leafcutter John and Dan Nicholls.


  http://www.chrismapp.co.uk/

Chris Montague

One of the most innovative guitarists and musicians to emerge from the UK in recent years, Chris Montague is widely recognised for his skills as a composer and performer. As a founder member of Troyka he has garnered a reputation for his distinctive approach to the guitar and has gained much acclaim for his contributions to many contemporary recordings.

One of the most innovative guitarists and musicians to emerge from the UK in recent years, Chris Montague is widely recognised for his skills as a...


  http://chrismontaguemusic.com/?page_id=12

Chris Williams

Chris graduated from Middlesex University in 2004 2ith a 1st Class Honours in Jazz Studies. Along with Pete Grogan, he is a member of the wacky improv band Led Bib. After winning the "Pete Whittingham Award" in 2005, the band has gone on to release their second and third albums (Sizewell Tea and Led Bib Live) on Babel, appeared in the London Jazz Festival 2006 and 2007. They have also played in the Queen Elizabeth Hall and have...

Chris graduated from Middlesex University in 2004 2ith a 1st Class Honours in Jazz Studies. Along with Pete Grogan, he is a member of the wacky...

Chris Young

Alto Saxophonist Chris Young. Having graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire Chris is an in demand musician, keeping up a busy performance schedule in small groups and large ensembles (Johnathan Silk Big Band, Birmingham Jazz Orchestra, Antelope & most notably the Manchester based band 'Beats & Pieces') On top of all of this Chris leads his own groups & runs a regular Jazz session in Birmingham on a Sunday evening.

Alto Saxophonist Chris Young. Having graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire Chris is an in demand musician, keeping up a busy performance schedule...

CHRISTIAN GARRICK

Christian Garrick is widely recognised as the foremost jazz violinist in Britain. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and has recorded three solo albums. The second, Different Strokes, was called "The outstanding British album of the year" in the Sunday Times; and the new album Four Spirits is receiving universal critical acclaim. Chris has worked and recorded with Julian Joseph, The Brand New Heavies, Gary Potter, All About Eve, Luka...

Christian Garrick is widely recognised as the foremost jazz violinist in Britain. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and has recorded three...

Christine Tobin

Irish-born vocalist and composer Christine Tobin is based in the UK and New York. Her style, although rooted in jazz, is eclectic and draws on a broad range of influences from Ireland to West Africa to Brazil (Oumou Sangare, Elis Regina etc). Her sound is rich, authentic and deeply expressive and was described by the Guardian as "Tobin's 24 carat voice" while praising her both for the poetry of her compositions and her golden voice. Much of...

Irish-born vocalist and composer Christine Tobin is based in the UK and New York. Her style, although rooted in jazz, is eclectic and draws on a...

Claire Martin

Linn recording artist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Claire Martin has spent the last 30 years honing the craft of jazz singing. To worldwide critical acclaim, she has established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards seven times along the way.

Linn recording artist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Claire Martin has spent the last 30 years honing the craft of jazz singing. To worldwide critical...


  https://clairemartinjazz.co.uk/biography/

Clarance Penn

Clarence Penn is one of the busiest jazz drummers in the world, a leader of multiple bands, a composer, a prolific producer, and an educator. Since 1991, when he arrived in New York City, Penn has placed his unique blend of mega-chops, keen intellect, and heady musicianship at the service of a staggering array of A-list artists—a chronological short-list includes Ellis and Wynton Marsalis, Betty Carter, Stanley Clarke, Steps Ahead...

Clarence Penn is one of the busiest jazz drummers in the world, a leader of multiple bands, a composer, a prolific producer, and an educator. Si...


  http://clarencepenn.com

Clarence Penn

Clarence iPenn s a drummer and leader of multiple bands, a composer, a prolific producer, and an educator. Since he arrived in New York City in 1991, Penn has become a fixture in the jazz capital, performing with a staggering array of A-list artists, including Ellis and Wynton Marsalis, Betty Carter, Stanley Clarke, Steps Ahead, and Makoto Ozone. His explorations in a broad spectrum of jazz expression have led to an impressive discography...

Clarence iPenn s a drummer and leader of multiple bands, a composer, a prolific producer, and an educator. Since he arrived in New York City in...

Clark Tracey

Clark grew up in a jazz environment as the son of Stan Tracey CBE, the UK's leading jazz pianist, and from an early age took to the piano and vibraphones. At 13 he started playing the drums and he turned professional at 17 in 1978 by joining his father's various ensembles, from trio to orchestra up to the present day. Within that context he has toured worldwide and recorded extensively. In 2001 Clark began his own record company, Tentoten...

Clark grew up in a jazz environment as the son of Stan Tracey CBE, the UK's leading jazz pianist, and from an early age took to the piano and...


  http://www.clarktracey.com

Claus Stotter

Claus Stötter began learning his instrument at the age of ten, and this process is still going on, it’s his opinion. He studied classical trumpet at the University of Stuttgart. He is a jazz autodidact. In 1982, together with his trio “Jazz Vision,†he won the first prize at the Baden-Württemberg competition “Jugend jazzt.†In early years he founded the own band “Nevertheless†for which he...

Claus Stötter began learning his instrument at the age of ten, and this process is still going on, it’s his opinion. He studied classical...

Cleveland Watkiss

Born in the East End of London, virtuoso vocalist, actor and composer Cleveland Watkiss studied the voice at the London School of Singing with opera coach Arnold Rose and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Cleveland was also one of the co-founders of the vastly influential Jazz Warriors big band. His vocals can be heard on their debut album, Out of Many People, which won a video award in Japan. Cleveland was then entered for the...

Born in the East End of London, virtuoso vocalist, actor and composer Cleveland Watkiss studied the voice at the London School of Singing with...

Clive Deamer

Clive Deamer is an independent session drummer, the backbone of two of the most influential British albums of the 90's, both winners of the Mercury music prize. Portishead's "Dummy" and Roni Size's "New Forms". He’s also collaborated extensively with Radiohead and toured the world with Portishead. A devotee of Jazz and R&B drummers like Earl Palmer, Art Blakey and Elvin Jones, his Jazz aesthetic is coloured by sudden outbursts of...

Clive Deamer is an independent session drummer, the backbone of two of the most influential British albums of the 90's, both winners of the Mercury...


  http://www.clivedeamer.com

Clive Loveday

Clive is s drummer working in the Midlands

Clive is s drummer working in the Midlands

Colin Oxley

Colin Oxley studied at the Guildhall School, graduating in 1990. In that same year he won 'Best Soloist' in the National Big Band Competition and has gone on to pursue a highly successful musical career.

As a long standing member of Stacey Kent's group he recorded several albums as well as touring extensively, including appearances at the Montreux and North Sea jazz festivals and residencies in New York and San...

Colin Oxley studied at the Guildhall School, graduating in 1990. In that same year he won 'Best Soloist' in the National Big Band Compet...

Colin Stranahan

Colin Stranahan has had a passion for music since he was a very young child. The son of a music/jazz educator, he has always been surrounded by music, most specifically jazz. His interest developed when he sat down at a drum set at age eight and was able to play. From that time forward, music has been his life focus and passion. He has sought out and followed every opportunity to learn about, listen to, play and write music. “The educat...

Colin Stranahan has had a passion for music since he was a very young child. The son of a music/jazz educator, he has always been surrounded by...

Conor Chaplin

Bassist Conor Chaplin is a revelation. He has a wonderful capacity to communicate the joy of having just landed on a new idea, a texture, line, a rhythmic kick, to produce endlessly the sound of surprise. The listener never gets bored. And he's great to watch in action: Chaplin also often lapses into that smiling, innocent facial expression well-known to football fans and referees as " What? Offside? Me?" A star.

Bassist Conor Chaplin is a revelation. He has a wonderful capacity to communicate the joy of having just landed on a new idea, a texture, line, a...

Cool Jazz Quintet

Cool Jazz are a creative jazz ensemble influenced by both traditional and contemporary styles to create a smooth approach to jazz that is very pleasing to the ear. The core of the ensemble consists of the vocals of Elaine Hatton, accompanied by pianist Neil Riches, along with saxophone, bass and drums. Elaine Hatton - Vocals Neil Riches - Piano Alan Wakeman - Saxophone Chris Green - Double Bass Alan Savage - Drums

Cool Jazz are a creative jazz ensemble influenced by both traditional and contemporary styles to create a smooth approach to jazz that is very...


  http://www.cooljazzlive.co.uk

Corey Mwamba

One of the UK's leading vibraphonists, a composer, a band leader, promoter, jazz activist and Creative Director of Derby Jazz. His most active current band is YANA with Joshua Blackmore and Dave Kane. Born and based in Derby, Corey Mwamba's commitment to jazz and improvised music in Britain and Ireland drives all aspects of his work, whether through composition, playing, or promoting new music. Corey predominantly plays vibraphone; he...

One of the UK's leading vibraphonists, a composer, a band leader, promoter, jazz activist and Creative Director of Derby Jazz. His most active...

Corrie Dick

Glaswegian drummer and composer Corrie Dick is an innovative presence on the UK jazz scene. Recognised for his fluency, gritty sound and euphoric abandon on the drum kit. He caused a stir on the UK and European jazz scene with his prolific and diverse activity, touring with Dutch sax tyro Maarten Hogenhuis, the trio of Azeri pianist Isfar Sarabski and trumpet sensation Laura Jurd's bands as well as Jasper Hoiby's Fellow Creatures.

Glaswegian drummer and composer Corrie Dick is an innovative presence on the UK jazz scene. Recognised for his fluency, gritty sound and euphoric...


  www.corriedick.com/

Corrina Silvester

Corrina is a versatile percussionist who performs a wide range of musical styles. Along with a great deal of performance opportunities, playing experience and growing knowledge, she adapts and fits comfortably in many musical situations. As Principal Percussion in London’s West End theatre she currently performs on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and has also performed as principal percussionist on shows Sister Act, Monty Pythons Spamal...

Corrina is a versatile percussionist who performs a wide range of musical styles. Along with a great deal of performance opportunities, playing...

Cosimo Keita

Cosimo Keita studied at the Luigi Cherubini’s Music Conservatory in his hometown Florence, Italy. He consequently continued to study in New York, at the Los Angeles Musician Institute and at the Goldsmith’s College in London. He has worked with the likes of Shakira, Lionel Richie, Ricky Martin, Mariah Carey, Eddy Grant, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Celloman, Dee C Lee, Antonio Forcione, UNICEF...

Cosimo Keita studied at the Luigi Cherubini’s Music Conservatory in his hometown Florence, Italy. He consequently continued to study in...

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