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Saat Syah

Plays bamboo and other flutes See: https://www.facebook.com/iCanStudioLive/videos/10151739544854489

Plays bamboo and other flutes See: https://www.facebook.com/iCanStudioLive/videos/10151739544854489

Saleem Raman

One of the hidden gems of the London jazz scene. Saleem is a regular in thr rhythm sections at the Upstairs at Ronnies Jam Sessions. As well as his regular work with Robert Mitchell he also works with Jason Yarde.

One of the hidden gems of the London jazz scene. Saleem is a regular in thr rhythm sections at the Upstairs at Ronnies Jam Sessions. As well as...

Sam Lasserson

Sam began playing the double bass aged 16, taking classical lessons and teaching himself jazz. Whilst studying both disciplines at Trinity College of Music with Corin Long and Steve Watts respectively, he began to perform professionally on the British jazz scene. Since graduating seven years ago, Sam has appeared regularly at many established jazz venues in London and around the UK, as well as embarking on numerous international tours througho...

Sam began playing the double bass aged 16, taking classical lessons and teaching himself jazz. Whilst studying both disciplines at Trinity College...


  http://www.samlasserson.com/

Sam Walker

Tenor Sax

Tenor Sax

Sam Walker

I’m a professional saxophonist/pianist based in Surrey, with many years of experience playing different genres of music: jazz, blues, soul and classical. I’ve played from cruise ships and performing at various jazz/blues clubs in Europe, to the famous Ronnie Scotts jazz club and live broadcasts for the BBC. As well as this I’m an experienced musical educator with a large student base ranging from top private schools to...

I’m a professional saxophonist/pianist based in Surrey, with many years of experience playing different genres of music: jazz, blues, soul...


  http://www.samwalker.uk.com

Sam Wooster

"Pure finesse" THE MUSICIAN Over the last few years Sam Wooster has become an important figure in the UK creative music scene. His energetic improvising style best characterises his unique approach to trumpet playing. Graduating from Birmingham Conservatoire with a 1st class honours degree in jazz, Sam went on to win the 2009 Yamaha/Classic FM scholarship for outstanding musicians. Since then he has participated in countless musical projects...

"Pure finesse" THE MUSICIAN Over the last few years Sam Wooster has become an important figure in the UK creative music scene. His energetic...

Sammy Mayne

Sammy Mayne is a London-based alto sax player who performs regularly with the BBC Big Band and the Guy Barker Jazz Orchestra. He’s also a regular on the mainstream jazz room circuit in the South East.

Sammy Mayne is a London-based alto sax player who performs regularly with the BBC Big Band and the Guy Barker Jazz Orchestra. He’s also a...

Sarah Gillespie

Her music is a fusion of jazz, folk and blues knitted together by poetic, streetwise lyricism. The Guardian’s jazz critique John Fordham describes Gillespie as ‘(joining) Bob Dylan’s lyrical bite and languid delivery to the forthrightness of Joni Mitchell, with a little rap-like percussiveness thrown in, she is an original.†Sarah Gillespie was born in London to an American mother and British father. She grew up...

Her music is a fusion of jazz, folk and blues knitted together by poetic, streetwise lyricism. The Guardian’s jazz critique John Fordham...


  http://sarahgillespie.com/

Sarah Gillespie

Sarah Gillespie was born in London to an American mother and British father. She grew up in Norfolk, England – interspersed with numerous trips to Minnesota, where she soaked in the sounds of Bessie Smith, Bob Dylan, Cole Porter and early blues and jazz. From the age of 4, Sarah composed songs on piano, and then at 13 began playing guitar. At 18, she moved to the USA, busking in the streets and playing gigs.On returning to London, she...

Sarah Gillespie was born in London to an American mother and British father. She grew up in Norfolk, England – interspersed with numerous...


  http://sarahgillespie

Sarah Tandy

"At a Pizza Express Jazz Club Sarah Tandy (a former BBC Young Musician classical finalist in 2002) and her trio showed exactly why there’s been buzz about her on the jazz grapevine this year, notably for her work with saxophonist Camilla George. Tandy mostly played classic jazz material (Monk’s...

"At a Pizza Express Jazz Club Sarah Tandy (a former BBC Young Musician classical finalist in 2002) and her trio showed exactly why there&rs...


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

Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton was born in 1954, in Providence, Rhode Island. During his early childhood he heard a lot of jazz through his father’s extensive record collection, and became acquainted with the jazz greats. He tried out several instruments, including drums at about the age of five, piano at six and mouth-organ. He had some clarinet lessons when he was about eight years of age, but that was the only formal music tuition he has ever had. E...

Scott Hamilton was born in 1954, in Providence, Rhode Island. During his early childhood he heard a lot of jazz through his father’s extensi...


  http://www.scotthamiltonsax.com

Sean Foran

Sean is a jazz pianist who has been likened to the late John Taylor for his lyrical expression. Originating from Australia, he is known for his work with the contemporary music trio TRICHOTOMY. With this group he has released 5 acclaimed albums on Naim Jazz UK. Recent work includes a solo piano recording in Japan, a new duo project with guitarist Stuart McCallum, collaborations with classical ensembles and tours around Australia performi...

Sean is a jazz pianist who has been likened to the late John Taylor for his lyrical expression. Originating from Australia, he is known for his...


  http://www.seanforanmusic.info/

Sean Noonan

Rhythmic storyteller Sean Noonan composes and conducts with a pair of drum sticks original multi-stylistic music. His “wandering folk†theory captures the elusiveness of ever-evolving world music traditions and reorients them through his own distinctive lens, fusing his discoveries with influences from harmolodic jazz, bleeding-edge rock, and avant-garde classical music. Noonan’s wide-spectrum music combines the loquacity...

Rhythmic storyteller Sean Noonan composes and conducts with a pair of drum sticks original multi-stylistic music. His “wandering folkâ€...


  https://www.seannoonanmusic.com/

Seb Pipe

Seb is a Saxophonist, Bandleader and Composer Half French, half British, and often travelling, Séb grew up seeing the world from the perspective of two ifferent cultures. He first blew an alto when it was bigger than he was (he was seven at the time), studied piano, guitar and drums as a child, then the saxophone with London teacher James Knight, who introduced him to jazz music and inspired him to create his own individual sound and...

Seb is a Saxophonist, Bandleader and Composer Half French, half British, and often travelling, Séb grew up seeing the world from the perspecti...


  http://www.sebpipe.com/

Sebastiaan De Krom

Sebastiaan de Krom started his drumming career in Holland and later in Belgium His father was a 'semi-pro' drummer and Seb says, taught him 90% of his drumming skills. Further study at Berklee in the US and at other US music schools led to Seb's International career, which has included association with, and recording with, many of the world's top jazz musicians and vocalists, including several years touring with Jamie Cullum.

Sebastiaan de Krom started his drumming career in Holland and later in Belgium His father was a 'semi-pro' drummer and Seb says, taught him 90% of...

Seth Bennett

double bass

double bass

Shabaka Hutchings

Shabaka Hutchings is a reeds player and composer based in London. Shabaka's primary project is the group Sons of Kemet, which won the 2013 MOBO Award for Jazz Act of the Year. In June 2014 Shabaka was invited to join the Sun Ra Arkestra, performing with them and recording a session for BBC Radio 3. He has performed and recorded with Courtney Pine's Jazz Warriors, Mulatu Astatke and the Heliocentrics, Polar Bear and Soweto Kinch. Some of the...

Shabaka Hutchings is a reeds player and composer based in London. Shabaka's primary project is the group Sons of Kemet, which won the 2013 MOBO...


  http://www.shabakahutchings.com/

Shane Forbes

Shane Forbes is one of the most requested drummer in UK. At the age of 24 he is playing with famous bands and musicians in England and all Europe. He has won the Jazz Radio Station price (by Yamaha ) as best talented musician. Since three years he is a member of "Empirical", top band in Europe, with whom he won the North Sea Jazz Festival Prize as best new band in 2007. They are recording for Courtney Pine's Destin-E Records. Y...

Shane Forbes is one of the most requested drummer in UK. At the age of 24 he is playing with famous bands and musicians in England and all Euro...

Shaney Forbes

Shaney Forbes Is a talented drummer on the present scene.

Shaney Forbes Is a talented drummer on the present scene.

Sheila Maurice-Grey

Sheila Maurice-Grey is a London based trumpeter and visual artist. Having take part in the Tomorrow’s Warriors development programme founded by Gary Crosby OBE, Sheila is a core member of upcoming ‘Nérija,’ who were recently nominated for Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the year 2016. Sheila is also bandleader of afrobeat band ‘KOKOROKO,’ and has performed with in KANO’s live band on the ‘Joolâ€..

Sheila Maurice-Grey is a London based trumpeter and visual artist. Having take part in the Tomorrow’s Warriors development programme founded...

Shirley Tetteh

Tell us about your musical upbringing and how you got into jazz. “I began playing guitar when I was 11, I had classical guitar lessons for about 3 months and then switched to electric guitar. I had a really great music teacher when I was in secondary school who had our school band learning everything from Pat Metheny to the Gorillaz, and I was also playing gospel music outside classes. I eventually got into jazz partly through my...

Tell us about your musical upbringing and how you got into jazz. “I began playing guitar when I was 11, I had classical guitar lessons...

Shivraj Singh

Bassist from Birmingham

Bassist from Birmingham

Sigurd Hole

Constantly touring and recording alongside some of Norways finest jazz musicians, Sigurd is one of the country's most sought after bass players of his generation. He "possesses a deep-in-the-gut tone not unlike Arild Andersen" (John Kelman, allaboutjazz.com), and often works with music relating somehow to norwegian folk music combined with elements from contemporary jazz. Sigurd is best known from his work as co-leader in Eple...

Constantly touring and recording alongside some of Norways finest jazz musicians, Sigurd is one of the country's most sought after bass...


  http://www.sigurdhole.no

Simon Allen

Simon Allen began his career with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Pendulum Jazz Orchestra, performing alongside the likes of Jazz Stars Art Themen, Gerard Presencer, Jamie Cullum and Peter King. After being a winner in the Daily Telegraph ‘Young Jazz’ competition, and a finalist in the ‘Young Jazz Musician of the Year’, Simon gained a place at the Royal Academy of Music, and was selected to join UK drummer...

Simon Allen began his career with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Pendulum Jazz Orchestra, performing alongside the likes of Jazz Stars...

Simon Bates

Renowned for his awesome technique and versatility, Simon is as at home leading bands on TV shows as he is in a local jazz club - the reason that the Royal Marines asked him to become their Professor of Saxophone! Playing all musical genres, Simon has performed around the world in a wide variety of settings from the Q.E.2. and Eiffel Tower to Ronnie Scott's and the Albert Hall. He is also a respected band leader having led the 9 piece...

Renowned for his awesome technique and versatility, Simon is as at home leading bands on TV shows as he is in a local jazz club - the reason that...


  http://www.simonbates.co.uk/

Simon Lea

Simon Lea is a British touring and recording drummer based in London. He studied Jazz at the Guildhall School of Music. He’s a superbly sensitive and imaginative drummer who is best known for his work outside jazz with Boy George, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Seth Lakeman, James Blunt and drummer and MD for JustJack. Other popular artists he has played for are Dionne Warwick, Ronnie Wood, Rumer, Will Young, Nicole Scherzinger, Rizzleki...

Simon Lea is a British touring and recording drummer based in London. He studied Jazz at the Guildhall School of Music. He’s a superbly...

Simon Paterson

Simon Paterson studied music at Nottingham before forging a career in music. In demand as a jazz bassist and sound engineer/producer, he is director of Sirkus Ltd, a well-established recording studio in Nottingham. For over 15 years Simon has composed music for TV and film and written and produced records for a panoply of performers.

Simon Paterson studied music at Nottingham before forging a career in music. In demand as a jazz bassist and sound engineer/producer, he is...

SIMON ROTH

Simon Roth is a London-based drummer, composer and creative producer specialising in Contemporary, Jazz and World Music. He has toured the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Asia and played in prestigious venues and festivals across Europe, with highlights including Cheltenham Festival, Burghausen Jazz Festival, 12 Points!, Songlines Encounters Festival and the BBC Proms. Simon runs his own band Stories, and has recorded and performed extensively...

Simon Roth is a London-based drummer, composer and creative producer specialising in Contemporary, Jazz and World Music. He has toured the UK...

Simon Spillett

Described by the late Humphrey Lyttelton as "formidable", Simon Spillett is a British jazz saxophonist who frequently performs with his own quartet and quintet. He has won several awards for his music, including the tenor saxophone category of the British Jazz Awards (2011), Jazz Journal magazine's Critic's Choice CD of the Year (2009) and Rising Star in the BBC Jazz Awards (2007). Other celebrated jazz leaders and bands with whom he has...

Described by the late Humphrey Lyttelton as "formidable", Simon Spillett is a British jazz saxophonist who frequently performs with his own quartet...


  http://www.simonspillett.com

Simon Thorpe

Bass player Simon Thorpe plays in many bands across the jazz spectrum. Leads several bands, including improPHONICS, the funky electric band playing original material, Jivin' Miss Daisy, 1930s - 40s swing band, and The Simon Thorpe Octet, contemporary jazz. His double bass style is strong and melodic, and has featured on numerous CDs with artists such as Stacey Kent, Alan Barnes, Bobby Wellins and Martin Speake. One of the UK's most popular...

Bass player Simon Thorpe plays in many bands across the jazz spectrum. Leads several bands, including improPHONICS, the funky electric band playing...

Simon Woolf

Recently featured alongside leading players from all over the world at the “Bass 2012†convention in Copenhagen, Simon Woolf is a lyrical double-bassist in the tradition of his great idol, Red Mitchell. Simon Woolf has enjoyed long associations with leading UK jazz artists Andy Panayi, Mark Nightingale, Geoff Simkins, Dave Cliff, Peter Jacobsen, Bobby Wellins and been heard accompanying such US jazz greats as Benny Golson, Harry...

Recently featured alongside leading players from all over the world at the “Bass 2012†convention in Copenhagen, Simon Woolf is a...


  www.woolfnotes.co.uk

Sophie Alloway

Sophie Alloway is a drummer based in London.

Sophie Alloway is a drummer based in London.


  http://www.sophiealloway.com

Stan Sulzmann

‘But a shining light of the whole attractive enterprise is the presence of Stan Sulzmann, who seems to sound more personal and hauntingly moving than ever.’ John Fordham, Jazz UK A veteran of the UK jazz scene, Stan Sulzmann has a rich and varied career that has included playing with musicians as diverse as Kenny Wheeler, Larry Grenadier and Gwilym Simcock, as well as a prolific output as bandleader. Always moving forward, Stan..

‘But a shining light of the whole attractive enterprise is the presence of Stan Sulzmann, who seems to sound more personal and hauntingly...


  http://www.stansulzmann.co.uk

Stefan Kopinski

Bass player with Pinski Zoo.

Bass player with Pinski Zoo.

Stefano Senni

A bass player and composer of the highest quality Stefano Senni is another Italian Jazz musician who is known across Europe and in New York but not in the UK. He has worked with an encyclopedia of jazz artists including: Tony Scott, Art Farmer, Enrico Rava, Stefano Bollani, Benny Golson, Cedar Walton, Lee Konitz, Barry Harris, Steve Grossman, Randy Brecker, Jimmy Owens, Bobby Watson, Bob Mover, George Cables, Eliot Zigmund, Renè Utreger...

A bass player and composer of the highest quality Stefano Senni is another Italian Jazz musician who is known across Europe and in New York but not...

Stefanos Tsourelis

Guitar, Oud

Guitar, Oud

STEVE BROWN

Born in Manchester, England, Steve developed an early interest in music and began playing drums at age 14. By age 19, he was performing with local jazz groups. By the time he was 23, Steve had become the "first call" jazz drummer in Manchester, working with Scott Hamilton, Art Farmer and UK artists during their engagements in the city. In 1996, Brown moved to London and began working as a sideman with many of the capitol's finest musicians...

Born in Manchester, England, Steve developed an early interest in music and began playing drums at age 14. By age 19, he was performing with local...

Steve Hamilton

Steve Hamilton is one of Europe’s most creative and experienced contemporary pianists, performing a multitude of music from the improvised to pop to film and session work. Born in Aberdeen in 1973, Hamilton grew up in a musical family with professional guitarist father Laurie a constant source of inspiration and invaluable musical information. After encouragement and tuition from the world renown jazz saxophonist Tommy Smith, Steve applied...

Steve Hamilton is one of Europe’s most creative and experienced contemporary pianists, performing a multitude of music from the improvised to pop...

Steve Iliffe

Founder and continuing member of the nearly legendary Pinski Zoo. Back in the 1970's when he and Jan Kopinski started collaborating Steve's breaking glass electric keyboard sound was unique and scarey. Imagine Cecil Taylor playing electric.  Photo credts: http://www.jazzata.com/ZGig78.html

Founder and continuing member of the nearly legendary Pinski Zoo. Back in the 1970's when he and Jan Kopinski started collaborating Steve...

Steve Lodder

Steve is a pianist, synth player, composer, producer, teacher and author working mostly in jazz-related fields of music.

Steve is a pianist, synth player, composer, producer, teacher and author working mostly in jazz-related fields of music.


  http://www.stevelodder.com/stevelodder.com

Steve Melling

Steve Melling was brought up in Preston, Lancashire and continued his studies at Goldsmiths' College in London before joining the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. In the late 1970s he began playing professionally when he toured with Harry Beckett and Elton Dean. In 1986 Steve received the first Pat Smythe Memorial Trust Award, a financial prize for the most exceptionally promising jazz musician, presented to him by the late Ronnie Scott. He...

Steve Melling was brought up in Preston, Lancashire and continued his studies at Goldsmiths' College in London before joining the National Youth...

STEVE WATERMAN

Steve is one of the top British jazz trumpet players both at home and on the international scene. He began his career while studying at Trinity College Of Music, and since then has worked regularly on the British and European jazz scene. Steve has recorded many critically acclaimed CDs under his own name. BUDDY BOLDEN BLEW IT (MST CD0056) A PASSING GLANCE (MST CD0057) - with Jeff Hooper NIGHT LIGHTS [MST CD0050] OUR DELIGHT [MST CD0041] ...

Steve is one of the top British jazz trumpet players both at home and on the international scene. He began his career while studying at Trinity...

Steve Watts

Steve Watts - Double Bass Whilst studying classical Double bass at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Steve discovered jazz and left immediately. Since then he’s worked with Mark Copland, Julian Arguelles, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, Gordon Beck, Phil Woods, Bobby Wellins, Kirk Lightsey and many others. Steve is currently Professor of Bass at the Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall school of Music and Drama, Trinity College of...

Steve Watts - Double Bass Whilst studying classical Double bass at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Steve discovered jazz and left immediate...

Stevie Smith

Stevie Smith – drums:

Since graduating from the City of Leeds College of Music in 1988, Stevie has enjoyed a varied and rewarding career as a performer, composer and teacher. As a drummer and percussionist, He has played in many countries and toured extensively throughout the UK. He has been involved in many musical settings, from orchestral through to jazz, musical theatre and pop. In 1995, He toured the major UK arenas...

Stevie Smith – drums:

Since graduating from the City of Leeds College of Music in 1988, Stevie has enjoyed a varied and rewardin...

Stewart Wilson

One of my favourite things about the bass is how versatile the instrument is and this has allowed me to experience a wide-range of both performance and education scenarios. I have worked with professional orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Halle Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra appearing at the BBC Proms and touring abroad as well as regularly appearing around the UK. I...

One of my favourite things about the bass is how versatile the instrument is and this has allowed me to experience a wide-range of both performance...

Stu Butterfield

Drummer

Drummer

Stuart McCallum

Guitarist Stuart McCallum's music has always thrived in that beautiful space where genres blur. With a wide range of influences from Machinedrum, Lau and Martin Simpson to Debussy, Taylor McFerrin and Burial, it’s not difficult to see how this has come about. His 2011 Naim debut, Distilled, was a series of beautiful instrumental soundscapes and glorious melodies that owed as much to dance music as it did to jazz. Since then he has been...

Guitarist Stuart McCallum's music has always thrived in that beautiful space where genres blur. With a wide range of influences from Machinedrum...


  http://stuartmccallum.com/biography/

Sue Lynch

A tenor saxophonist and flautist who's toured with The Happy End Big Band. Currently performs with ‘Hogcallin’ an 8 piece band, playing the music of Charles Mingus’, with John Edwards, Steve Noble, Helen McDonald. Sue Lynch runs the Horse Improvised Club with Adam Bohman and is a member of The Remote Viewers.

A tenor saxophonist and flautist who's toured with The Happy End Big Band. Currently performs with ‘Hogcallin’ an 8 piece band, playin...


  http://suelynch.wordpress.com/

Suzanne Mellard

Jazz Vocalist Suzanne Mellard has a wonderfully distinctive female voice which combines many musical influences from her love of Jazz , Blues, Funk, Fusion and Soul. Completely self taught, she has developed her style from many influences ,starting with Sarah Vaughan and Betty Carter through to Mark Murphy, Eddie Jefferson and Kurt Elling.

Darius Brubeck, says' of Suzanne "The ideal jazz...

Jazz Vocalist Suzanne Mellard has a wonderfully distinctive female voice which combines many musical influences from her love of...


  https://www.suzevox.co.uk

Sylwia Bialas

Sylwia is an accomplished jazz vocalist and lyricist from Poland. She includes painting, photography, dance amongst her artistic outlets. She says of herself, "My voice was the nearest and very direct instrument for me to use. That's why I like so much singing without the lyrics. I was always fascinated by the sound-range- and rhythmical-possibilities of different instruments and tried to learn to project their flexibility on my voice, that...

Sylwia is an accomplished jazz vocalist and lyricist from Poland. She includes painting, photography, dance amongst her artistic outlets. She...


  http://sylwiabialas.com/

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