Upcoming gigs Autumn/Winter 2016

September 17th – Cath Roberts Large Ensemble @ Lancaster Jazz Festival, The Round, The Dukes, Lancaster

Very excited to be playing as part of a great ten-piece ensemble, playing new music written by Cath as Artist In Residence at Lancaster Jazz Festival!

September 28th – Ti/om @ IKLEKTIK Art Lab, Waterloo

Another outing for the duo with Tim Fairhall, supporting Sloth Racket‘s first album tour.

October 23rd, 5pm – Madwort’s Menagerie @ Baby People Studios, Derby

The incredible Corey Mwamba’s Out Front project is hosting an amazing week of music, very privileged to be playing as part of that with my strings & winds sextet.

November 13th – Overground Collective @ The Vortex, London (EFG London Jazz Festival)

Paulo’s big band gets another outing, back at the Vortex. This will be mega…

Manchester Jazz Festival 2016

Much fun to be had in Manchester, and sunnier than in London too!

Upcoming gigs Spring/Summer 2016

June 14th – Pyne/Riches/Ward @ Arch One

First outing of a new collaborative project with Martin Pyne (vibes) and Ed Riches (guitar), alongside Deemer and Cath Roberts.

June 26th – Article XI @ LUME Fest, IKLEKTIK Art Lab, Waterloo

I’ll be playing tenor sax with Anton Hunter’s awesome Article XI project.

June 28th – Beats & Pieces Big Band @ Watermill Jazz, Dorking

July 7th – Bennett/Hunter/Ward @ Brighton Alt Jazz Festival fundraiser, Verdict Jazz Club, Brighton

Another new collaborative trio, this time with Seth Bennett (double bass) and Anton Hunter (guitar) organised especially in support of the awesome Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival. Also on the bill are some very exciting things, including a set from improvising guitarist Ian Brighton.

July 29th – “What happens in our brain when we improvise” @ Manchester Jazz Festival

Dr Graeme Wilson lectures, hopefully illuminated with musical creations in duo with Adam Fairhall (piano).

August 5th – Ti/om @ V22, Forest Hill

A duo set with Tim Fairhall (double bass) as part of a Raw Tonk showcase night in our current homeland of South-East London