Friday 17th March 2017
ALEXANDER BONE alto sax/EWI
OLIVER MASON electric guitar
JOE LEE electric bass
LUKE TOMLINSON drums
Alexander Bone is a saxophonist, pianist and producer based in London. In 2014, he was crowned the inaugural BBC Young Musician Jazz Award winner and in 2016 he was voted the winner of the British Jazz Awards “Rising Star” by members of the public.
Alexander has worked with global superstars Kylie Minogue and Dannii Minogue, pop/disco legend Nile Rodgers and chart-topping producers Rudimental. He’s performed live with internationally-acclaimed artists including The Gwilym Simcock Trio, Liane Carroll and Newton Faulkner. in 2016 Alexander was a soloist with the BBC Concert Orchestra, performing Taxi Driver by Bernard Herrmann. This was recorded for the show Friday Night Is Music night presented by Mark Kermode (broadcast on BBC Radio Two). This follows on from his performance with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales of his own arrangements of “Ain’t Nobody” & “Pure Imagination” at the BBC Proms in the Park. He’s performed across the globe, being flown as far Hawaii. British venues and festivals including the Royal Albert Hall, The Barbican, London Jazz Festival, Royal Festival Hall, Manchester Jazz Festival and Wigan International Jazz Festival. He is a member of jazz quintet The Jam Experiment, who won the 2014 Jazz North Introduces scheme and have performed at many British jazz festivals and venues including Liverpool Jazz Festival, Southport Jazz Festival, Scarborough Jazz Festival & Wakefield Jazz Club.
He currently studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and his quartet is made up of young, incredibly talented musicians also studying at London's top conservatoires.http://www.alexanderbone.com/
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