Wednesday 19th October 2022
£20.00 - £35.00
Line-up: ALEX BONE sax; OLIVER MASON guitar; JOE LEE bass; LUKE TOMLINSON drums
Saxophonist, composer and producer Alex Bone is proud to present his debut album 'Falling On Infinity'. With the first single featuring legendary musician Nile Rodgers, it blends electronic music and jazz, Alexander's sound strikes a delicate balance between the electronic and the organic, the danceable and the downtempo.
Alex Bone Winner of the inaugural BBC Young Musician of the Year Jazz Award, the British Jazz Awards Rising Star as well as the Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize, Alexander Bone is truly an exceptional musician. After years of playing for others (Tom Misch and Rudimental to name a few), he's now ready to deliver an album with a message and intent, pushing the boundaries to convey his story and connect through the exploration of jazz combined with the endless sonic potential of electronic production.
Luke Tomlinson is a London based professional musician, drummer, band leader and educator. Since graduating in 2019 from the Royal Academy of Music with a First Class Honours Degree, Luke has begun to firmly establish himself as one of the most in demand young musicians in London, performing regularly at some of the most prestigious venues in the UK. Such venues include Royal Festival Hall, Barbican, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Jazz Café Camden as well as a number of performances on BBC Radio 2 and Radio 3. Luke currently plays regularly with internationally renowned Jazz artists such as Alex Bone (BBC Young Jazz Musician), Claire Martin OBE, Emma Smith, Tom Seals, Ray Gelato (Sir Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams and HM The Queen) and Clare Teal (BBC Radio 2).
Oliver Mason is a guitarist and composer based in London, originally hailing from Derbyshire. Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music, Oliver has performed at some of the most iconic British venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall and Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, to name a few. Oliver’s broad musicality means that he has had the opportunity to perform and record with a wide array of artists, including Nile Rodgers, Hamish Stuart and Ashton Jones. Oliver is also a member of Jonny Mansfield’s ‘Elftet’ and also plays with inaugural BBC Young Jazz Musician winner Alex Bone.
Joe Lee graduated from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a first class honours degree under the watchful eyes of some of the best musicians on the scene today, Laurence Cottle (Black Sabbath), Robin Mullarkey (Jacob Collier) and James Maddren. Since then, he has established himself as a widely sought after musician, performing at some of the most prolific venues around the UK. Some of these venues include, Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Band on the Wall and The Jazz Cafe Camden. Joe has performed with many internationally renown artists such as the James Taylor Quartet (Starsky and Hutch), Henry Lowther (Kenny Wheeler), Gareth Lockrane (James Taylor Quartet) and Rory Simmons (Jamie Callum, The 1975). His most recent endeavour has been the recording of BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year, Alex Bone’s debut album.