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Maciek Pysz

Maciek Pysz is a guitarist and composer known for his clear lyrical phrasing, his virtuosity and his imaginative cinematic compositions. He has performed with Daniele di Bonaventura, Tim Garland and Francois Arnaud and has appeared in festivals and clubs in the UK, France and Italy. ​ His two albums feature his Trio with Yuri Goloubev and Asaf Sirkis, and Daniele di Bonaventura appears on his second album, A Journey. This album...

Maciek Pysz is a guitarist and composer known for his clear lyrical phrasing, his virtuosity and his imaginative cinematic compositions. He has...


  www.maciekpysz.com

Mamadou Sarr

Mamadou Sarr is an outstanding performer, and is currently the percussionist for BAABA MAAL with whom he has been touring throughout the UK, Europe, Africa, USA, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Mamadou is also the featured percussionist on Baaba Maal's recent album release, 'Television', available through Palm Pictures.

Mamadou also regularly tours with the 'Still Black Still Proud' African Tribute to James Brown...

Mamadou Sarr is an outstanding performer, and is currently the percussionist for BAABA MAAL with whom he has been touring throughout the UK...

Maria Chiara Argiro

Maria Chiara Argirò is a London- based pianist/keyboard player/composer.

Straight after finishing a BA Jazz at Middlesex University, she started touring from June 2013 with the British artrock band These New Puritans for the “Field of Reeds” and “Spitting Stars” tour playing in Asia, USA, Mexico, Europe in festivals around...

Maria Chiara Argirò is a London- based pianist/keyboard player/composer.

Straight after...

Mario Laginha

Mário João Laginha dos Santos, OIH (born April 25, 1960 in Lisbon), piano player and composer, is one of the most creative contemporary Portuguese jazz musicians. He is mostly recognized for his recurrent collaborations with fellow Portuguese jazz singer Maria João, with whom he recorded over a dozen discs and toured Portugal and Europe several times. Other famed collaboration work includes four-handed piano sessions with Bernardo...

Mário João Laginha dos Santos, OIH (born April 25, 1960 in Lisbon), piano player and composer, is one of the most creative contemporary...

Mark Armstrong

Mark Armstrong was born in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne but brought up in Amersham where he attended Dr Challoner's Grammar School. took a degree in Music at Oxford University and attended the postgraduate course in jazz and studio music at the Guildhall School of Music, gaining an LGSM in Jazz. Mark's playing career has included a wide variety of styles and genres. He was a member of Clark Tracey's Quintet for seven years, recording two albums, The...

Mark Armstrong was born in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne but brought up in Amersham where he attended Dr Challoner's Grammar School. took a degree in Music...

Mark Edwards

With over 25 years in the music business pianist and composer Mark Edwards is a musician you will have heard many times without knowing it. A multi talented man he’s played, produced and arranged for countless bands including The Tommy Chase Quartet as an eighteen year old, being amember of Aztec Camera for eight years, The Style Council, Terry Callier and Nina Simone. His jazz playing has a powerful gospel feel.

With over 25 years in the music business pianist and composer Mark Edwards is a musician you will have heard many times without knowing it. A multi...

Mark Hanslip

Saxophonist

Saxophonist

Mark Lewandowski

Nottingham born bassist Mark Lewandowski, now London-based, participated in an EMJAZZ/JazzSteps jazz mentoring before he moved to London to study jazz at The Guildhall. Jazz Steps have been pleased to see Mark perform at JazzSteps in different formats and follows his progress with great interest. Mark has been described as having a "huge vibrant, singing tone (producing) some amazing solos with the agility and articulation of a horn player...

Nottingham born bassist Mark Lewandowski, now London-based, participated in an EMJAZZ/JazzSteps jazz mentoring before he moved to London to study...


  http://www.mark-lewandowski.com/

Mark Lockheart

Saxophonist and composer Mark Lockheart came to prominence in the mid 1980s with the influential big band Loose Tubes. In 1992 Mark formed the eclectic co-led quartet Perfect Houseplants, a group that released six albums and collaborated with classical artists such as the Orlando Consort, Andrew Manze and Pamela Thorby. The mid-90s saw Mark recording and performing with many jazz, folk and pop artists including Django Bates, Kenny Wheeler...

Saxophonist and composer Mark Lockheart came to prominence in the mid 1980s with the influential big band Loose Tubes. In 1992 Mark formed the...

Mark Mondesir

Mark Mondesir is one of the most prominent jazz drummers in Europe. He is undoubtedly one of the finest drummers the UK has ever produced, and has gained the respect and admiration of musicians the world over. A unique talent, he combines technical velocity, complexity and dexterity with an awesome inventiveness and imaginative dynamism, all grounded in an instinctive feel for groove. He has known and worked with Julian Joseph for more than 20...

Mark Mondesir is one of the most prominent jazz drummers in Europe. He is undoubtedly one of the finest drummers the UK has ever produced, and has...

Mark Nightingale

Mark Nightingale began on trombone at age nine, and played in the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra in his teens. He attended Trinity College of Music from 1985-88. He performed at the 1989 International Trombone Workshop with a trombone quintet called Bonestructure; following this he was asked to return to play at workshops in Germany in 1992, in the U.S. in 1994, and in Austria in 1996. Nightingale toured and...

Mark Nightingale began on trombone at age nine, and played in the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra in his teens. ...


  http://www.mark-nightingale.co.uk

Mark Sanders

Mark has played with many renowned musicians including Wadada Leo Smith, Derek Bailey, Henry Grimes, Roswell Rudd, Sylvie Courvoursier, Sirone, Peter Brotzmann, Barry Guy, Otomo Yoshihide, Jah Wobble, Harold Budd, Bill Laswell, Sidsel Endresen , Charles Gayle, Peter Evans and William Parker. With John Edwards, they work in a duo and with groups including Evan Parker, electro acoustic composer John Wall, `Foils` with Frank Paul Schubert and...

Mark has played with many renowned musicians including Wadada Leo Smith, Derek Bailey, Henry Grimes, Roswell Rudd, Sylvie Courvoursier, Sirone...

Mark Trounson

An emerging presence on the UK jazz scene, Leicester based double bass and electric bass player Mark Trounson has brought his rhythmic energy, rich sound and deep harmonic knowledge to a wide range of situations. As a composer and arranger Mark brings his wide range of influences together in his contemporary jazz quartet 'Disquiet'. Formed in 2015, Disquiet features some of the most exciting young players on the UK jazz scene today. Born in...

An emerging presence on the UK jazz scene, Leicester based double bass and electric bass player Mark Trounson has brought his rhythmic energy, rich...


  http://www.marktrounson.com

Mark Whitlam

Mark is a talented drummer who has performed live and/or recorded with some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians, including Clare Teal, Jim Mullen (Average White Band), Jason Rebello (Sting, Jeff Beck), ECM artists Andy Sheppard and Iain Ballamy, Mike Outram, Tina May, Gareth Williams, Josh Arcoleo, James Gardiner-Bateman (Paloma Faith), Jake McMurchie (Get The Blessing). A committed music educator, Mark holds a Postgraduate Certificat...

Mark is a talented drummer who has performed live and/or recorded with some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians, including Clare Teal, Jim...


  http://www.markwhitlam.com/

Mark Williams

Mark Williams , Guitarist, Composer, Tutor Mark Williams is a guitarist/composer from Belfast who came to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in 1999 to complete a BMus (hons) in Jazz, Popular and Commercial music. Since then he has worked with some of the top jazz musicians in the country. He is currently a member of Zoe Gilby's quartet as well as other varying musical outfits throughout the North East (see Other Projects). Having played and recorded...

Mark Williams , Guitarist, Composer, Tutor Mark Williams is a guitarist/composer from Belfast who came to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in 1999 to complete...


  http://www.markwilliamsguitarist.com/

Marlene VerPlanck

Throughout her career, Marlene VerPlanck has stuck to her guns, paying loving care to the great standards and new songs from our finest composers, while ignoring mediocre pop tunes. Songwriter Hugh Martin ("Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," etc.) expressed it well: "We know our songs are safe in the hands of Marlene VerPlanck, and she will sing them better than anyone else." Millions of people first heard Marlene's crystal-clear...

Throughout her career, Marlene VerPlanck has stuck to her guns, paying loving care to the great standards and new songs from our finest composers...


  http://www.marleneverplanck.com/

Martin Berauer

Inspired by different ethnic music genres I incorporate techniques, sounds and colors from diverse musical cultures in my playing. Music has been central to my life from an early age on. An encounter with the bassist Gerald Veasley has made my urge of becoming professional musician grow. While studying Jazz and improvised music at the Anton Bruckner University with Helmut Schönleitner in Austria I also discovered Indian music with Pandit...

Inspired by different ethnic music genres I incorporate techniques, sounds and colors from diverse musical cultures in my playing. Music has been...


  http://www.martinberauer.com

Martin France

Throughout a career spanning over thirty five years Martin France has performed and recorded with some of the world's finest and creative musicians. He has performed in all five continents including concerts and tours in over forty countries worldwide. He is currently Professor of Jazz - Drums/Percussion at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Martin began performing at the age of twelve backing singers in Working Men's clubs with Organ...

Throughout a career spanning over thirty five years Martin France has performed and recorded with some of the world's finest and creative musicians...

Martin Shaw

Martin is regarded as one of the top jazz soloists in the country; you will hear him in an extraordinary range of settings from big band to quartet, cutting edge jazz to contemporary pop and funk. He began playing trumpet aged 11 and within a few years was working with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain as well as gigging informally around the Midlands with his jazz pianist father. In 1985 Martin gained a place at the Royal Academy...

Martin is regarded as one of the top jazz soloists in the country; you will hear him in an extraordinary range of settings from big band to quartet...


  http://www.pureblissmusic.com/artist/martin-shaw

Martyn Spencer

Bass player Martyn Spencer from Nottingham studied at Birmingham Conservatoire, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Music Degree with Honours in Jazz. He’s an active jazz musician with various bands in the East Midlands including New Bag. Outside jazz he’s worked with Lady Gaga, Caro Emerald, Garou & The Paris 1940s and performed on TV at The Royal Variety Performance, Strictly Come Dancing & ...

Bass player Martyn Spencer from Nottingham studied at Birmingham Conservatoire, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Music Degree with Honours...

Matin France

Throughout a career spanning over thirty five years Martin France has performed and recorded with some of the world's finest and creative musicians. He has performed in all five continents including concerts and tours in over forty countries worldwide. He is currently Professor of Jazz - Drums/Percussion at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Martin began performing at the age of twelve backing singers in Working Men's clubs with Organ...

Throughout a career spanning over thirty five years Martin France has performed and recorded with some of the world's finest and creative musicians...


  http://www.martinfrance.co.uk/about.html

Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler is a guitarist from Derby, but is now based in London. Matt has worked with a diverse range of artists including Youth (Killing Joke, The Orb), Arno Carstens, Fake?, Poly Styrene and more recently accompanied Ozark Henry on his European tour. His innovative style is supported by a career that has spanned genres from jazz to punk, folk to electronica.

Matt Chandler is a guitarist from Derby, but is now based in London. Matt has worked with a diverse range of artists including Youth (Killing...


  http://www.mattchandlerguitar.com/

Matt Fisher

Matt Fisher is a drummer based in London. Having studied with renowned drummers including Martin France and Clark Tracey, Matt has gone on to perform and collaborate with some of the UK’s most prominent musicians such as; Tina May, Abram Wilson, Malcolm Edmonstone, Najma Akhtar, Nikki Illes, Steve Waterman, Anita Wardell, Mark Hodgson, Martin Speake, Mark Lockheart, Geoff Gascoyne, Christine Tobin, Andre Canniere, The London Arts...

Matt Fisher is a drummer based in London. Having studied with renowned drummers including Martin France and Clark Tracey, Matt has gone on to...


  http://www.mattfisherdrums.com/

Matt Home

Matt has played in many bands including the Nigel Price Organ Trio, Matt Wates sextet and Brandon Allen’s quartet. He also appears regularly at Ronnie Scott’s as part of the house band and at the venue's Late Show . The Nigel Price Organ Trio won best jazz ensemble in the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.Gareth Lockrane’s septet album “No Messin†(on which he played) also won best jazz album of 2010. Other...

Matt has played in many bands including the Nigel Price Organ Trio, Matt Wates sextet and Brandon Allen’s quartet. He also appears regularly...


  https://matthomedrums.wordpress.com/

Matt Ratcliffe

Matt Ratcliffe is an accomplished jazz pianist and a regular performer with his own trio and in other bands across the U.K. He is a graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire’s highly regarded Jazz course and Director for Education and Participation at Derby Jazz. He leads Derby Jazz Foyer, a development group for young jazz musicians with Grade 6 and above, several of whom have progressed to jazz degree courses at the Royal Academy of Music...

Matt Ratcliffe is an accomplished jazz pianist and a regular performer with his own trio and in other bands across the U.K. He is a graduate of...

Matt Ridley

Since graduating from Trinity College of Music in 2005, Matt has established himself as one of the most versatile, creative and hard-working bass players in thr UK. Based in London, he has performed worldwide and at many of London's most prestigious venues. Longtime collaborators include Darius Brubeck and Dave O'Higgins. For 3 years he played in the late Michael Garrick's various bands and more recently he's been working with Issie Barrattâ...

Since graduating from Trinity College of Music in 2005, Matt has established himself as one of the most versatile, creative and hard-working bass...

Matt Robinson

Matt Robinson is a London based pianist, composer and improviser, working primarily in jazz and contemporary music. As well as writing music for several of his own projects, he performs regularly around the UK in various collaborations and original music projects. Matt studied at the Royal Academy of Music and was awarded the Edwin Samuel Dove prize and a Yamaha Jazz Scholarship upon graduation in 2012. Since then, Matt has performed and...

Matt Robinson is a London based pianist, composer and improviser, working primarily in jazz and contemporary music. As well as writing music for...


  www.mattrobinsonmusic.com/

Matt Skelton

London based jazz drummer

London based jazz drummer

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  http://www.maxluthert.co.uk/

Mellow Baku

Mellow Baku performs throughout the UK and internationally, collaborating with artists in ensembles to orchestras, and also working solo. Artist, writer and composer of song, spoken word and jazz, she’s completed two albums, numerous recordings and delivers a range of workshops in public groups, schools and on hospital wards.

Her performances range from soulful folk, jazz and roots with acoustic guitar to live looping, exper...

Mellow Baku performs throughout the UK and internationally, collaborating with artists in ensembles to orchestras, and also working solo. Artist...


  http://mellowbaku.com

Michael Arbenz

Piano player and composer Michael Arbenz has been active as leader of various bands during the last couple of years. With his  highly acclaimed trio VEIN, he  played  several hundred concerts on four continents in over 30 countries and performed at the most important festivals and clubs throughout Europe (Montreux Jazz Festival, Jazzdays Leipzig, Jazzfestival Oslo, Jazzfestival Valencia, London Jazz...

Piano player and composer Michael Arbenz has been active as leader of various bands during the last couple of years. ...


  https://vein.ch/

Michael Bardon

Bassist

Bassist

Michael Bardon

Graduate of Leeds College of Music playing both electric and double bass

Graduate of Leeds College of Music playing both electric and double bass


  https://www.bandmix.co.uk/michael-bardon/

Michael Janisch

Michael is an electric and double bassist, composer, bandleader, producer, promoter, professor of music and record label owner originally from the USA now based in London, England. His multitude of talents across the music industry have seen him become one of the most active and in-demand musicians of his generation as well as a lynchpin figure between US and European artists. As a bassist he's known for his versatility, energy and...

Michael is an electric and double bassist, composer, bandleader, producer, promoter, professor of music and record label owner originally from...

MICHAEL JANISCH PARADIGM SHIFT

An American living in London bassist, producer and record label owner Mike Janisch presents his new international band Paradigm Shift in support of a double disc album which will be released worldwide on 21 September 2015. MICHAEL JANISCH (double & electric basses) JASON YARDE(soprano saxophone) PAUL BOOTH (tenor saxophone) ALEX BONNEY (electronics/trumpet) LEONARDO GENOVESE (piano, keyboards) CLARANCE PENN (drums) The band...

An American living in London bassist, producer and record label owner Mike Janisch presents his new international band Paradigm Shift in support of...


  http://www.michaeljanisch.com

Mike Chillingworth

Mike Chillingworth has been active on the London jazz scene for over a decade and has a formidable reputation as a saxophonist and improviser, performing with many of the leading figures in British jazz. He has performed throughout the UK and abroad with many groups, including Round Trip, Troykestra, Stan Sulzmann's Neon Orchestra, Ant Law Quintet, James Maddren Quartet, Jack Davies Big Band, Andrea DiBiase Oltremare Quartet, Rick Simpson's...

Mike Chillingworth has been active on the London jazz scene for over a decade and has a formidable reputation as a saxophonist and improviser...

Mike Gorman

Since moving to London in 1995 to attend the Guildhall School of Music, Mike has been an integral part of the London and UK jazz scene performing with virtually every UK horn player and vocalist of note. These include Peter King, Don Weller, Guy Barker, Alan Skidmore, Bobby Wellins, Art Themen, Stan Sulztmann and Alan Barnes and Tina May and Clare Teal to name a few. Mike has also performed with leading international Jazz artists including...

Since moving to London in 1995 to attend the Guildhall School of Music, Mike has been an integral part of the London and UK jazz scene performing...

Mike Ollendorff

Guitarist Tom Ollendorf is a Yamaha Scholarship winner and a graduate of The Royal Welsh College of Music, where he met Mark Trounsand. Now based in London in recent months he's played at Ronnie Scotts and the Vortex.

Guitarist Tom Ollendorf is a Yamaha Scholarship winner and a graduate of The Royal Welsh College of Music, where he met Mark Trounsand. Now based...

Mike Outram

Mike Outram is one of the UK’s foremost guitarists who is sought after as an improviser and for his ability to contribute a unique voice to any musical ensemble. He has toured internationally, appeared on over a hundred CDs for Universal, Sony, Candid, Blue Note records and others. He has a vast experience of working in varied, challenging and interesting settings. Some highlights include: A televised Prom from The Royal Albert Hall...

Mike Outram is one of the UK’s foremost guitarists who is sought after as an improviser and for his ability to contribute a unique voice to...

Mike Sole

Mike is a pianist, composer and improviser, based in Leicester but working throughout the UK and Europe. “Mike Sole’s inventive melodic style and dexterity dazzles; an astonishing cornucopia of sound for those who have the pleasure of hearing him. From fiery zeal to delicate interplay, his performances captivate audiences, encapsulating charm, wit and passion. At the heart of Mike’s music is a dedication to adventurous...

Mike is a pianist, composer and improviser, based in Leicester but working throughout the UK and Europe. “Mike Sole’s inventive...

Mike Walker

A living legend of British jazz, Mike Walker’s career has propelled him from Salford to across the world. In recent years, Walker has been best known for the UK-US collaborative project “The Impossible Gentlemen†which has attracted rave reviews in the press internationally as well as attracting impressive audiences.

A living legend of British jazz, Mike Walker’s career has propelled him from Salford to across the world. In recent years, Walker has...


  http://www.mike-walker.co.uk

Moses Boyd

Drummer

Drummer


  http://www.mosesboyd.co.uk/#home-section

Moss Freed

Born in Manchester, Moss Freed studied music at Edinburgh University before being awarded scholarships from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Bucher/Fraser Trust and the Berklee World Scholarship Tour to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston, subsequently gaining a masters in composition at Goldsmiths College. His compositions have been performed around the world, and supported by BBC Radio 3, Jazz FM and BBC 6Music. Moss runs...

Born in Manchester, Moss Freed studied music at Edinburgh University before being awarded scholarships from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust...


  www.mossfreed.com

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