Live jazz, artists, venues and education in Leicester
Having released four solo albums to date, Paul Booth has firmly established himself as an in demand solo artist, as well as a â€˜first callâ€™ sideman for many big names in both jazz and popular music worlds. In his early years, whilst studying at the Royal Academy of Music, he won many awards including the prestigious Clifford Brown/Stan Getz fellowship held in Miami, â€œThe Best Modern Jazz Playerâ€ category in the televised â€œYoung Jazz Player of the Yearâ€ competition and many more. His ability to blend into any musical surrounding coupled with his talents as a multi-instrumentalist has seen him work with a variety of well-known artists. Paul is currently in the Steve Winwood band, can be seen touring with the BBC Big Band, Michael Janisch Quintet, Ryan Quigley Quinet and has performed worldwide with the likes of Carlos Santana, Steely Dan, Eric Clapton,The Allman Brothers, Riverdance, Basia, Ingrid Jensen, Matt Bianco, Eddie Henderson, Alex Wilson, Roberto Pla, Snowboy, Ray Gelato, Jane Monheit and many more. Paul runs several groups including a newly formed quartet with Steve Hamilton, Ernesto Simpson and Michael Janisch (album to be released in the fall 2015). He also runs a world music group called Patchwork Project featuring Victoria Newton, Giorgio Serci, Ernesto Simpson, Davide Mantovani & Satin Singh, itâ€™s debut album will be released this summer 2015. Paul can also be seen with his organ trio with Ross Stanley & Andrew Bain and as the musical director of the London based world music big band the Bansangu Orchestra.
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