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Naadia Sheriff

A Graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in both Classical and Jazz piano Naadia works as a performer, teacher and musical director. Shortly after graduating from Guildhall Naadia performed Saint-Saens’ ‘Carnival of the Animals’ alongside fellow pianist Charlotte Wilson and the New English Orchestra. The performance toured venues including Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and the Birmingham Symphony hall. Now...

A Graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in both Classical and Jazz piano Naadia works as a performer, teacher and musical director.

Nadim Teimoori

Originally from Doncaster, Nadim joined DYJA (Doncaster Youth Jazz Associaton), directed by John Ellis MBE, at the age of 13 and progressed rapidly in the field of Jazz receiving recognition from all over the country and winning numerous awards. He then went on from here to study a diploma in Jazz Studies at ‘Leeds College of Music’ further flaming his passion for music before eventually ending up at the ‘Royal Academy Of...

Originally from Doncaster, Nadim joined DYJA (Doncaster Youth Jazz Associaton), directed by John Ellis MBE, at the age of 13 and progressed...


  https://www.nadimteimoori.com

Namvula Rennie

Namvula Rennie is a singer-songwriter whose attractively cool, unusual songs reflect her interesting history. Born in Zambia to a Zambian mother and Scottish father, she has lived in Switzerland, Kenya, the US and now London, developing a hybrid style with lyrics that mix Zambian languages with English, Portuguese and French, and musical influences that range from African styles to jazz. She plays acoustic...

Namvula Rennie is a singer-songwriter whose attractively cool, unusual songs reflect her interesting history. ...


  https://www.facebook.com/namvulasings/

Nat Birchall

Tenor and soprano saxophones

Tenor and soprano saxophones


  http://www.natbirchall.com

Natalie Windsor

A graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire Natalie's core studies were in Opera and Early Music. Since graduating she has deliberately expanded her range of study to include pop, Indian music and of course jazz.

A graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire Natalie's core studies were in Opera and Early Music. Since graduating she has deliberately expanded her...

Nathan Jones

A drummer from Birmingham and a Graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire Nathan is active on the Birmingham jazz scene.

A drummer from Birmingham and a Graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire Nathan is active on the Birmingham jazz scene.

Nérija

The young talent..... and I really need to emphasize the word "talent" here.... will just blow you away. These are amazing young adults with many years ahead of them. Keep an eye on Nérija as they are no doubt; going places. Members: Sheila Maurice-Grey - Trumpet Rosie Turton - Trombone Cassie Kinoshi - Alto sax Nubya Garcia - Tenor sax Shirley Tetteh - Guitar Inga Eichler - Double bass Lizy Exell - Drums

The young talent..... and I really need to emphasize the word "talent" here.... will just blow you away. These are amazing young adults with many...


  https://www.facebook.com/nerijamusic

Neil Charles

Neil is one of the most in-demand musicians on the scene, with a huge array of credits to his name, including the groups of Jack DeJohnette, Byron Wallen, Jose James, Jerry Dammers, Courtney Pine, and Terence Blanchard. As well as being known as a bass player with a huge sound and immaculate sense of time, he is equally renowned as a producer, and has worked with many major labels including Derby's own AtJazz.

Neil is one of the most in-demand musicians on the scene, with a huge array of credits to his name, including the groups of Jack DeJohnette, Byron...

Neil Hunter

Neil studied classical piano and organ at Newcastle Cathedral and since the 1980s has focused on jazz, Latin, fusion and related genres. His range of styles makes him an eclectic and dynamic addition to any jazz group. Neil built his formidable reputation as a sideman alongside artists such as Tony Kofi and Sonny Bradshaw, working at venues throughout Europe and playing on sessions for UK and US labels.

Neil studied classical piano and organ at Newcastle Cathedral and since the 1980s has focused on jazz, Latin, fusion and related genres. His range...

Neil Yates

Trumpet

Trumpet

Nic France

Prominent British Drummer Nic France has played with a galaxy of jazz musicians. "I have always loved music for as long as I can remember, listening and playing. I started playing piano when I was 7 years old. I had a formal and fairly intense musical education as a cathedral chorister at Ely from the age of 7-12 and learnt to play the violin as well. I started playing drums at school when I was about 14 and played in a school band. In...

Prominent British Drummer Nic France has played with a galaxy of jazz musicians. "I have always loved music for as long as I can remember, listeni...


  http://www.nicfrance.co.uk/

Nicholas Meier

In just a few short years, UK-based guitarist Nicolas Meier has carved a reputation out as one of the UK’s most original and uniquely talented guitarists. Drawing from a love of Turkish, Eastern & Middle Eastern music, Flamenco, Tango and more -- all mixed with jazz -- Meier is one of the rising stars in a vibrant British jazz scene, but his versatility and musical fluency extends well beyond that ... so much so, that his considerable...

In just a few short years, UK-based guitarist Nicolas Meier has carved a reputation out as one of the UK’s most original and uniquely talent...


  http://www.meiergroup.com/

Nick Dawson

Nick Dawson - a brilliant young singer /pianist - a graduate from the Royal College of Music - has been a lifelong devotee of the Sinatra magic.

Nick Dawson - a brilliant young singer /pianist - a graduate from the Royal College of Music - has been a lifelong devotee of the Sinatra mag...

Nick Jurd

Bass player Nick Jurd comes from a vibrant arts scene in Birmingham. His experience as a sideman spans across many styles of music, having worked extensively with musicians and artists from all over the world. Apart from his work with Hansu Tori, notable examples of people Nick has played with include Andrew D’Angelo, Jeff Williams, Paul Dunmall, Stan Sulzman, Arabian Knightz, Ill Spokinn and Paul Murphy. Prominent current projects...

Bass player Nick Jurd comes from a vibrant arts scene in Birmingham. His experience as a sideman spans across many styles of music, having worked...

Nick Malcolm

Nick Malcolm is a trumpeter and composer from Bristol. His main group, the Nick Malcolm Quartet, features pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist Olie Brice and drummer Ric Yarborough. They play original compositions combining the rhythmic and harmonic complexities of contemporary jazz with the intensity and interaction of free improvisation. Their first album, "Glimmers"

, was released in May 2012 on FMR records. After a BBC...

Nick Malcolm is a trumpeter and composer from Bristol. His main group, the Nick Malcolm Quartet, features pianist Alexander Hawkins, bassist...


  http://www.nickmalcolm.co.uk/

Nick Pini

Double bassist Nick Pini is a popular bass man on the London jazz scene, while various projects and collaborations have taken him on tour throughout Europe and the US. Nick is at home with a wide range of contemporary styles from Jazz to Pop and most recently with UK Folk artist Laura Marling. Nick is also the co-founder of London-based ‘Hoodlums’, who recently supported Keane at Brixton Academy. Nic moved from Somerset to London...

Double bassist Nick Pini is a popular bass man on the London jazz scene, while various projects and collaborations have taken him on tour throughou...


  http://www.pythagorasensemble.com/nick-pini-double-bass-jazz/

Nick Smart

Head of Jazz at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Nick Smart is an internationally renowned jazz educator, trumpeter and musical director who has given guest masterclasses and performances around the world. In 2013 he was awarded the prestigious UK Parliamentary Award for Jazz Education, and in 2015 awarded Honorary Membership of the Royal Academy of Music. At home he is recognised as one of the leading musicians on the UK jazz scene...

Head of Jazz at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Nick Smart is an internationally renowned jazz educator, trumpeter and musical director who...

Nick Twyman

A drummer/percussionist lived in Brazil for three years and learned a lot. 

A drummer/percussionist lived in Brazil for three years and learned a lot. 

Nick Weldon

Nick Weldon was born in Cambridge, England in 1954 and is the son of writer Fay Weldon and folk singer and actor Colyn Davies. He was introduced to jazz by his stepfather Ron Weldon. Nick studied at Keele University, where while honing his blues licks, he received a First Class Degree in French and Philosophy. After graduating from the Barry Summer School along with, inter alia, Martin Speake, Simon Wallace and Clark Tracey, Nick began working...

Nick Weldon was born in Cambridge, England in 1954 and is the son of writer Fay Weldon and folk singer and actor Colyn Davies. He was introduced to...


  http://nickweldon.com

Nicolas Meier

In just a few short years, UK-based guitarist Nicolas Meier has carved a reputation out as one of the UK’s most original and uniquely talented guitarists. Drawing from a love of Turkish, Eastern & Middle Eastern music, Flamenco, Tango and more -- all mixed with jazz -- Meier is one of the rising stars in a vibrant British jazz scene, but his versatility and musical fluency extends well beyond that ... so much so, that his considerable talent...

In just a few short years, UK-based guitarist Nicolas Meier has carved a reputation out as one of the UK’s most original and uniquely talented...


  https://www.meiergroup.com/gallery

Nigel Price

Nigel Price - who led his organ trio to pick up the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Award for “best jazz ensemble†is one of the most highly regarded and in demand guitarists on the UK jazz scene today. He spent three years with UK funk legends - the James Taylor Quartet, placed third in the 2014 British Jazz Awards for “best guitarist†and is also a regular performer at Ronnie Scott’s, where he has played over 400

Nigel Price - who led his organ trio to pick up the 2010 Parliamentary Jazz Award for “best jazz ensemble†is one of the most...


  http://www.nigelprice.biz

Nikki Iles

“A formidable UK jazz presence" ....“Iles is one of the most refreshing figures to have emerged in the UK scene in recent times, with a liquid sound and supple, obliquely resolved phrasing as animproviser”.                                 ...

“A formidable UK jazz presence" ....“Iles is one of the most refreshing figures to have emerged in the UK scene in...


  http://www.nikkiiles.co.uk

Nikki Yeoh

Since her emergence on the British jazz scene in the mid 90s pianist Nikki Yeoh has proved to be an improviser, composer and all-round adventurer who has continually sought to broaden her musical horizons.

“Nikki Yeoh is a creative free spirit who, although deeply rooted in the language of improvisation, is open to a range of music that leans as much to populism as it does high art.”...

Since her emergence on the British jazz scene in the mid 90s pianist Nikki Yeoh has proved to be an improviser, composer and all-round adventure...

Nilesh Gulhane

Nilesh Gulhane is the go to table player of UK jazz and new Asian music. As well as working with Arun Ghosh he also plays with Idris Rahman, composer Niraj Chag and Bobby Friction

Nilesh Gulhane is the go to table player of UK jazz and new Asian music. As well as working with Arun Ghosh he also plays with Idris Rahman, compos...

Niti Ranjan Biswas

Niti Ranjan Biswas is an open-minded and keenly sensitive percussionist, firmly grounded in traditional styles of Tabla playing, as well as a versatile accompanist in Jazz and experimental ensembles. His subtle and rhythmically complex performance style reflects an extraordinary level of maturity and attention to compositional detail, rendered in a gutsy, playful and polished manner. 

“Rhythm is my means of delicate...

Niti Ranjan Biswas is an open-minded and keenly sensitive percussionist, firmly grounded in traditional styles of Tabla playing, as well as a...


  https://www.nitiranjan.com/

Noel Dennis

Noel is a professional jazz trumpet and flugel horn player, working with various artists and leading his own quartet. He has played alongside the likes of Andy Sheppard, John Warren, Tommy Smith, John Surman, Mark Nightingale, Tim Garland, Pete Churchill, Dave O’Higgins, Jim Mullen, Bob Mintzer and Michael Garrick. His main musical influences include: Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw, Gerard Presence...

Noel is a professional jazz trumpet and flugel horn player, working with various artists and leading his own quartet. He has played alongside...

Noel Joyce

Drummer

Drummer

Noemi Nuti

Born and raised in New York from Italian descent, Noemi Nuti is a jazz and Latin singer and composer currently residing in London. She studied classical harp at Brunel University and jazz improvisation and composition at Trinity College of Music as a vocalist in 2009 with Anita Wardell, Nia Lynn, Pete Churchill, Simon Purcell, Liam Noble, Julian Siegel, Martin Speake and Barak Schmool, graduating with an MA in Jazz Performance in 2012. In...

Born and raised in New York from Italian descent, Noemi Nuti is a jazz and Latin singer and composer currently residing in London. She studied...

Norma Winstone

Norma Winstone is an ECM recording artist and global star. 

In a career spanning more than 50 years, she is held internationally in high regard for singing with small groups, big bands and orchestras and also for her remarkable ability to improvise.

.. a superb example of state-of-the-art, imaginative, virtually beyond-definition singing.”
– Don Heckman, Los Angeles...

Norma Winstone is an ECM recording artist and global star. 

In a career spanning more than 50 years, she is held internationally...


  http://www.normawinstone.com

Nu-Civilisation

Join Nu Civilisation Orchestra and up to 60 young music stars of the future for a spectacular show to mark the centenary year of the birth of six Giants of Jazz; Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria, Thelonious Monk, Tadd Dameron and Buddy Rich Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Edwards leads the sensational Nu Civilisation Orchestra in an evening filled with exhilarating classic big band sounds and the specially-commiss...

Join Nu Civilisation Orchestra and up to 60 young music stars of the future for a spectacular show to mark the centenary year of the birth of six...


  https://tomorrowswarriors.org/2017/02/17/tomorrows-warriors-launch-national-schools-programme-the-jazz-ticket/

Nubya Garcia

Having studied with Jean Toussaint, Julian Siegel, and Tomorrow’s Warriors, Nubya is developing a promising career for herself on the London music scene, performing with prestigious acts such as Polar Bear and Jazz Jamaica, as well as being member of Nérija (nominated for Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the Year Award). Recent performances include supporting Christian Scott with the Theon Cross Trio in the EFG London Jazz Festival, Siste...

Having studied with Jean Toussaint, Julian Siegel, and Tomorrow’s Warriors, Nubya is developing a promising career for herself on the London...

NYJO

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

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