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Rachael Johnson

Local Kettering musician, Rachael Johnson, is an up and coming jazz pianist and band leader Rachael is a passionate musician who has already accomplished great success in her career and this evening she will play a blend of standards and own compositions and will be accompanied by Dick Griffin on Bass guitar and Joel Barford on Drums.

Local Kettering musician, Rachael Johnson, is an up and coming jazz pianist and band leader Rachael is a passionate musician who has already...


  http://rachaeljohnsonjazz.wixsite.com/piano

Ralph Wyld

Ralph Wyld is a London-based vibraphonist, percussionist and composer, whose recent accolades include the Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize 2015, and the Dankworth Prize for Jazz Composition 2015. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music jazz course, Ralph is making his name playing original, contemporary music with groups such as the Tim Richards Hextet, John Martin’s ‘Hidden Notes’ and Rick Simpson’s ‘Klammer’. He is set to release his...

Ralph Wyld is a London-based vibraphonist, percussionist and composer, whose recent accolades include the Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize 2015, and the...

Raphael Mizraki

Bassist with Pete Oxley. Raph Mizraki has been an occasional double bass player with the Adderbury Ensemble for over 20 years. Although classically trained as a cellist, Raph kicked off his professional musical career at the age of 14 as a drummer and pianist. Since that time he has honed his skills on an extraordinary range of instruments and is now widely regarded as one of the finest jazz bass players in the country. As a long-time member...

Bassist with Pete Oxley. Raph Mizraki has been an occasional double bass player with the Adderbury Ensemble for over 20 years. Although classicall...


  http://www.adderburyensemble.com/raphael-mizraki-double-bass/

Rastko Rasic

Drummer Rastko Rasic was born in Belgrade, Serbia and won a scholarship to study at Berklee college of music in Boston in 1993. He has worked with a diverse range of artists in different styles including Vardan Ovsepian, afro-pop group Lovewhip and the Balvanyos Ensemble.

Drummer Rastko Rasic was born in Belgrade, Serbia and won a scholarship to study at Berklee college of music in Boston in 1993. He has worked with...

Rebecca Nash

Rebecca Nash is a bright light amongst the jazz musicians of her generation. Active as a performer, arranger, composer and educator, Rebecca leads her own project, Atlas which features Nick Malcolm (trumpet), Chris Mapp (bass), and Matt Fisher (drums). The band are set to record her debut album later this year. Since graduating from the MMus programme at Trinity College of Music, Rebecca has shared the stage with artists such as Tina May...

Rebecca Nash is a bright light amongst the jazz musicians of her generation. Active as a performer, arranger, composer and educator, Rebecca leads...


  https://rebeccanashmusic.com/

Riaan Vosloo

Double bassist, composer and educator, Riaan Vosloo has made many appearances with many well-known artists and has a growing portfolio of composition and album credits, including work for Jamie Cullum, Universal, Sony, Ninja Tune, Decca records, Tru Thoughts, and Impossible Ark Records. On top of his freelance work Riaan currently occupies the Bass chair in many projects including Nostalgia 77, Twelves, James Allsop/Ross Stanley quartet, Ed...

Double bassist, composer and educator, Riaan Vosloo has made many appearances with many well-known artists and has a growing portfolio of compositi...

Rich Harrold

Classical pianist and composer Rich Harrold was immersed in contemporary classical music from a young age; his approach encompasses recomposition and decomposition as much as pure composition itself. His harmonic realm is the border between tonality and atonality, and there is a strong sense of rhythmic and melodic development throughout his writing.

Classical pianist and composer Rich Harrold was immersed in contemporary classical music from a young age; his approach encompasses recompositio...

Richard Brown

Richard Brown is a fine drummer, very much in demand in the current music scene

Richard Brown is a fine drummer, very much in demand in the current music scene

Richard Henry

As a youngster Richard reached the brass finals, on bass trombone, in the BBC Young musician of the year competition before gaining a degree in music at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), Manchester and then postgraduate diploma in orchestral studies, at the National Centre for Orchestral Studies (NCOS), Goldsmith College, London. Whilst in London his existing passion for jazz and ‘big bands’, both traditional and modern...

As a youngster Richard reached the brass finals, on bass trombone, in the BBC Young musician of the year competition before gaining a degree in...

Richard Jones

Richard is an exciting, young British musician who strives to force and unearth musical aspirations between a wide range of musical contexts. Since completing his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he has immersed himself in the London music scene and has found a seat within a plethora of different bands. Removing the violin far from the orchestral setting, he delves into rock, folk, world music and jazz to find his sounds. A...

Richard is an exciting, young British musician who strives to force and unearth musical aspirations between a wide range of musical contexts. Since...

Richard Kass

Rich Kass - Drummer. Richard Kass is a freelance drummer based in Edinburgh, described by Steve White as "A polyrhythmic monster". He has recently worked with artists including Trio HLK, Evelyn Glennie, Cory Henry, Steve Lehman and Arild Andersen.

Rich Kass - Drummer. Richard Kass is a freelance drummer based in Edinburgh, described by Steve White as "A polyrhythmic...

Richard Sadler

Bass player

Bass player


  http://www.rmsadler.co.uk

Richard Spaven

"Richard Spaven is one of the most unique artists in the world. Triple threat drummer, composer, and producer, his voice rings true with clarity and promise. He is the point where jazz meets the world" - José James (Blue Note Records) Richard Spaven has supplied the drums for many artists on stage and in the studio. José James, Flying Lotus, The Cinematic Orchestra, Guru’s Jazzmatazz, Gregory Porter to name but a few. Working...

"Richard Spaven is one of the most unique artists in the world. Triple threat drummer, composer, and producer, his voice rings true with clarity...

Ricky Campbell

Ricky Campbell is a soul and funk bass guitarist.

Ricky Campbell is a soul and funk bass guitarist.

Riley Stone-Lonergan

UK-based irishman Riley Stone-Lonergan has been building a strong reputation as a tenor saxophonist on the UK jazz scene since moving to Leeds to study at Leeds College of Music in 2008. Riley gained a BA in Jazz Performance, graduating with first class honours and winning several awards, including the Dave Cooper Memorial Prize for Jazz Saxophone, the John Scheerer Prize for Woodwind and the David Hoult Prize for Outstanding Performanc...

UK-based irishman Riley Stone-Lonergan has been building a strong reputation as a tenor saxophonist on the UK jazz scene since moving to Leeds to...


  http://rileystonelonergan.wordpress.com

Rob Barron

Rob Barron is a first class pianist, who has performed and recorded with artists Al Jarreau, Marlena Shaw, Sheryl Bailey, Grant Stewart, Phil Woods, Benny Golson, Tina May, Anita Wardell, Clare Martin, Denys Baptiste, Dave O Higgins, Tim Garland, Soweto Kinch, Nigel Hitchcock, Jean Toussaint, Alan Barnes, Nigel Price, Mark Nightingale, Gareth Lockrane, Art Theman, Tam De Villiers, Kairos 4tet, The BBC Big Band, The Ronnie Scott’s Jazz...

Rob Barron is a first class pianist, who has performed and recorded with artists Al Jarreau, Marlena Shaw, Sheryl Bailey, Grant Stewart, Phil Woods...


  http://robbarronmusic.com

Rob Griffin

Tenor Saxophonist Rob Griffin is based in Northampton regularly working in London. On his "Fandalism" page he cites a long list of tenor saxopone giants, including Dexter Gordon twice but suprisingly no Jonny Griffin as influences.

Tenor Saxophonist Rob Griffin is based in Northampton regularly working in London. On his "Fandalism" page he cites a long list of tenor saxopone...

Rob Luft

“So young and so talented!” – Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2 (UK)

“…an extraordinary talent!” – Julian Jospeh, BBC Radio 3 (UK)

Rob Luft is an award-winning musician from London, and has been described as one of the UK’s most prominent and talented young contemporary jazz guitarists. Praised by The Times ‘to achieve great things in the future’, Rob was the recipient...

“So young and so talented!” – Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2 (UK)

“…an extraordinary talent!” – ...

Rob Statham

For over 25 years, Rob has recorded and performed with many well-known names across a variety of musical styles, including Mike Stern, John Etheridge, Jim Mullen, Keith Emerson, Ian Carr’s Nucleus, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Mojo Buford, Ruby Turner and Dana Gillespie. Rob also appeared with the Halle Orchestra at the 2007 Manchester International Festival. As a composer in his own right, Rob has had various compositions recorded and...

For over 25 years, Rob has recorded and performed with many well-known names across a variety of musical styles, including Mike Stern, John Etherid...

Rob Updegraff

Rob studied Jazz/Classical guitar and composition at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Musical experience has covered pop, rock, soul, jazz, blues, country and African styles. This year he has been performing and recording with Sony artist Alani featuring an appearance on Later with Jools Holland and TV and radio performances in France and England and live European dates. He recently played on Jamie Cullumâ's latest album alongside...

Rob studied Jazz/Classical guitar and composition at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Musical experience has covered pop, rock, soul, jazz...

Robert Fowler

Robert Fowler first started playing saxophone and clarinet whilst at art school in Bristol. His reputation as a broad-toned, swinging tenor player soon grew and he joined the Pasadena Roof Orchestra in 1986. The next ten years saw him touring with the band throughout Europe, the USA and the Far East, and appearing as featured soloist on six of their albums. Since leaving the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Robert has worked with many bands and has...

Robert Fowler first started playing saxophone and clarinet whilst at art school in Bristol. His reputation as a broad-toned, swinging tenor player...

Robert Mitchell

London jazz pianist Robert Mitchell has been a busy man over the last 20 years. First emerging into the public consciousness through his involvement with Tomorrow’s Warriors, he has since played on over 100 albums with all sorts of people, and released eight under his own name prior to this autumn's "A Vigil for Justice A Vigil for Peace". Robert Mitchell has forged a formidable reputation in the UK and Europe as a...

London jazz pianist Robert Mitchell has been a busy man over the last 20 years. First emerging into the public consciousness through his involve...

Robin Aspland

Through the 90s, Aspland became very well known in UK jazz circles, playing with resident and visiting artists such as Iain Ballamy, George Coleman, John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, Pete King, Dick Morrissey, Orphy Robinson, Arturo Sandoval, Ronnie Scott, Bobby Watson, Kenny Wheeler and Van Morrison, spending about six years touring with the latter. Through into the early 00s, Aspland continued to build a reputation as an excellent and inventive...

Through the 90s, Aspland became very well known in UK jazz circles, playing with resident and visiting artists such as Iain Ballamy, George Coleman...

Robin Mullarkey

Robin Mullarkey is an established London musician with an eclectic and accomplished musical history. Currently playing with Graviton.

Robin Mullarkey is an established London musician with an eclectic and accomplished musical history. Currently playing with Graviton.


  http://www.robinmullarkey.com

Rod Youngs

Rod Youngs is a musician, composer and educator of immense talent and refinement. His interest in music began in his youth and has spawned into a career that has spanned over two decades and taken him to over thirty countries. His musical background encompasses many genres from classical, jazz, and R&B to pop, rock, and hip-hop. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Applied percussion from Howard University. He also studied with former...

Rod Youngs is a musician, composer and educator of immense talent and refinement. His interest in music began in his youth and has spawned into...

Roger Inniss

When Roger was a little boy he often dreamt of becoming an aircraft pilot, motor racing driver or painter like Salvador Dali. As he grew older he became aware of how these dreams influenced his life. As a musician Roger enjoys the freedom to fly like the pilot, he loves the attention to detail and teamwork of a motor racing driver and enjoys the surrealism of life and music like Dali. Around the age of nine Roger was sent to church on Sunday...

When Roger was a little boy he often dreamt of becoming an aircraft pilot, motor racing driver or painter like Salvador Dali. As he grew older he...


  http://rogerinniss.com

Roger Turner

Roger Turner grew up amongst the Canterbury musical life of the 1960’s with a strong jazz foundation.
since 1974 hiswork has been concentrated on exploring a more personal percussion language through the processes of improvisation.
solo work, collaborations with experimental rock musics & open - form song. Extensive work with dance, film and visual art, involvements in numerous jazz-based ensembles, & workshop residencies...

Roger Turner grew up amongst the Canterbury musical life of the 1960’s with a strong jazz foundation.
since 1974 hiswork has been...


  http://www.roger-turner.com

Romarna Campbell

Drummer from Birmingham

Drummer from Birmingham

Romarna Campbell

Drummer from Birmingham

Drummer from Birmingham

Rory Ingham

Trombone

Trombone

Rosie Turton

Trombone

Trombone

Ross Stanley

Ross Stanley is a pianist and organist who was born in 1982 in Frimley, England. Beginning piano at age 4, by a teenager, he was awarded an organ scholarship to Marlborough College. Upon leaving Marlborough, Ross was invited to study for his music degree at several renowned institutions including Trinity College of Music, Guildhall School of Music and a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in the USA. He decided to stay in London, however...

Ross Stanley is a pianist and organist who was born in 1982 in Frimley, England. Beginning piano at age 4, by a teenager, he was awarded an organ...

Rowland Sutherland

Rowland has performed at such venues as the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Centre, North Sea Jazz Festival, Chatelet Les Halles, the Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall In Jazz He has played with such renowned artists as Frank Wess, David Murray, Carla Bley, Ali Ryerson, Flora Purim, Manu Dibango, Evan Parker, Orphy Robinson, Courtney Pine and Paolo Fresu In Classical Rowland has played in various chamber groups...

Rowland has performed at such venues as the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Centre, North Sea Jazz Festival, Chatelet Les Halles, the Royal Concertgebouw...

Roy Williams

Born in Salford in 1937 Roy began his playing career playing tailgate trombone around the Manchester area with Eric Batty’s Jazz Aces, a local group. Soon afterwards he joined Terry Lightfoot and matured rapidly in both technique and ideas until, in 1965, he was invited to join Alex Welsh and “turned into a world-class talent, a perfect amalgam of Urbie Green and Jack Teagarden with a hint of Bob Brookmeyer here and there†(...

Born in Salford in 1937 Roy began his playing career playing tailgate trombone around the Manchester area with Eric Batty’s Jazz Aces, a...

Rupert Cox

Rupert Cox is currently studying at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London. Aside from his studies he is a busy performing freelance musician, has his own originals project, and also holds the Piano chair for The National Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Rupert Cox is currently studying at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London. Aside from his studies he is a busy performing...

Rupert Cox

Rupert has been studying both Jazz and Classical piano for 8 years, and is currently studying Jazz piano at the prestigious Trinity College of Music. However, this does not limit him to only developing a passion in a single genre, and he continues to be influenced by numerous musical styles, resulting in an extremely diverse piano ability.

Rupert has been studying both Jazz and Classical piano for 8 years, and is currently studying Jazz piano at the prestigious Trinity College of...

Ruth Goller

Bass guitarist

Bass guitarist

Ryan Quigley

Ryan Quigley is one of the most in demand lead and jazz trumpet players in the UK as well as a highly regarded composer, arranger and educator. Ryan has recorded and toured with a wide range of musicians including Quincy Jones, George Michael, Robbie Williams, Tom Jones, JRandy Brecker, Vince Mendoza, John Abercrombie. Ryan plays Lead or Principal Trumpet with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra the Laurence...

Ryan Quigley is one of the most in demand lead and jazz trumpet players in the UK as well as a highly regarded composer, arranger and educator. Rya...


  https://www.facebook.com/Ryan-Quigley-Big-Band-365738995704/

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