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Robin Mullarkey

“Purveyor of finest low notes”, Robin Mullarkey is best known as bassist to a generation of progressive and diverse English artists including Jacob Collier, Jordan Rakei, Zero 7, Eska, Roisin Murphy, Natalie Williams, Richard Spaven, Laura Mvula, John Newman and more recently Leon Vynehall, Anton Eger, Steve Wilson and even Quincy Jones. Robin is also known for his involvement with the UK broken beat movement, producing two …

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Steve Watts

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 …

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Nikki Iles

Nikki Iles, jazz pianist and composer, was a founder member of the innovative Creative Jazz Orchestra – working with Anthony Braxton, Mike Gibbs, Vince Mendoza and Mark-Anthony Turnage. Her busy freelance career has found her playing with Peter Erskine (CJO), Kenny Wheeler, Art Farmer, Julian Arguelles, Stan Sulzmann, Norma Winstone, Dave Holland, TinaMay, Tony Coe, Joe Locke and Rufus Reid. …

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Fergus McCreadie Trio

Pianist Fergus McCreadie’s trio is among the leaders of the exciting young wave currently energising the vibrant and creative Scottish jazz scene. A phenomenal technician, McCreadie has developed a deeply personal style that captures Scotland’s musical traditions and landscapes while honouring his American and Nordic influences. His trio with David Bowden (bass) and Stephen Henderson (drums) has already made a …

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Klaus Gesing

Multi-instrumentalist Klaus Gesing is a writer, player, bandleader and teacher on the vanguard of jazz. He got into improvisation at the age of 10, listening to an English clarinet player who regularly played on some music-minus-one tunes – coming from a battery-run speaker – in the pedestrian zone of his hometown Düsseldorf/Germany. After some years under the inspiring guidance of …

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Jim Hart

Jim Hart is a vibraphonist, drummer and composer on the European contemporary jazz and alternative music scene. He leads Cloudmakers Trio with Michael Janisch (double bass) and Dave Smith (Drum kit) and, since 2017, Cloudmakers Five with saxophonist Antonin-Tri Hoang and guitarist Hannes Riepler, in addition to Janisch and Smith.[1]  

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Julian Arguelles

Award-winning saxophonist and composer Julian Argüelles plays a unique mix of exciting British contemporary jazz infused with Spanish rhythms, South African grooves, brass band and classical influences. An exceptionally gifted musician, he has been compared to sax legends Wayne Shorter and Charles Lloyd (Jazzwise), while his on-stage chemistry with the Julian Argüelles Quartet has been likened to Keith Jarett’s renowned 1970s …