London has an incredibly vibrant and diverse music scene. Here are some of the people that I have studied with, worked with and admire.
James Allsopp - 'Plays Reed Instruments, Teaches Alexander Technique, Occasionally Draws Things'
Josh Arcoleo - Tenor Saxophonist and Band Leader
Sam Braysher - Alto Saxophonist
Tom Challenger - Saxophonist and Band Leader
Mike Chillingworth - Saxophonist and Band Leader
Alec Harper - Tenor Saxophonist
Carlos Lopez-Real - Alto Saxophonist, Band Leader and GSMD Professor
Tom Stone - Tenor Saxophonist, Band Leader and King of Functions!
Freddie Gavita - Trumpeter and Band Leader
Miguel Gorodi - Trumpeter and Band Leader
George Hogg - Trumpeter and Band Leader
Nick Smart - Trumpeter, Band Leader and Head of Jazz at The Royal Academy of Music
Malcolm Edmonstone - Pianist, Arranger and GSMD Professor
Dougie Freeman - Pianist, Vocalist, Arranger and Band Leader
Rick Simpson - Pianist and Bandleader
Nick Costley-White - Guitarist
Ollie Hannifan - Guitarist, Lover of Pizza.
Charlie Laffer - Guitarist
Tom Farmer - Double Bass, Composer and Band Leader
Dave Manington - Double Bass, Composer and Band Leader
Jon Desbruslais - Drummer
Andrew Gourlay - Conductor
London City Big Band - Top Young Big Band playing classic repertoire
London Jazz Orchestra - Contemporary Big Band featuring London's Finest Jazz Musicians.
LIVE JAZZ VENUES
The Oxford, Kentish Town
The Con Cellar Bar, Camden
Jazz Nursey, Southwark
The Green Note, Camden
The Shaftesbury Tavern, Hornsey