Jazz 825 presents Aero featuring Tom Ridout
Award-winning young saxophonist who has quickly risen to prominence on the UK scene, fronting excellent local quartet.
Time & Location
09 Dec 2023, 14:00 – 16:00
The Jazz Centre UK , The Jazz Centre UK, Beecroft Art Gallery, Victoria Ave, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6EX, UK
About the Event
Tom Ridout is an award-winning saxophonist who has quickly risen to prominance on the London scene. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Tom has won several accolades, including the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award and the Lancaster Festival Youth Jazz commission. He is a prolific composer who has released his debut album 'No Excuses' to great acclaim. With a unique energy and creativity in his performances. Tom has played with some of the biggest names in jazz and at some of its most iconic venues. His dedication to his craft and his passion for music make him one of the most exciting young musicians in the country today. He has visited the JCUK before, as part of James Pettinger's pastoral folk-jazz ensemble Stablefolk, but today you will hear him in a context where he can unleash his formidable jazz chops! He will play as a guest with the quartet Aero, which includes the superbly versatile pianist Dan Banks, with Dave Whiting on guitar, Alex Keen on bass, and Jazz 825 supremo Trevor Taylor on drums.
Jazz 825: Aero w/ Tom RidoutFrom £6.00 to £12.00