Tag: Tom Barford

1 February 2019

Live Review: Tom Barford

New Generation Jazz: Tom Barford Quintet The Verdict, Brighton Friday 30th November, 2018 Saxophonist Tom Barford appeared at The Verdict as part of the New Generation Jazz series to promote his latest album, Bloomer, on Edition Records. They mixed tunes from the album with other original material, most notably from guitarist and composer Billy Marrows. They […]

1 November 2018

Tom Barford Interview

Saxophonist Tom Barford was the 2017 winner of the Kenny Wheeler Prize and part of the award was the chance to record an album for the Edition record label. The result is his acclaimed debut album, released in August this year, entitled Bloomer, which was produced by Iain Ballamy. Tom started getting into music at […]

1 March 2018

Live Review: Alex Hitchcock/Tom Barford Quartet at The Verdict

Alex Hitchcock/Tom Barford Quartet The Verdict, Brighton Friday 2nd February, 2018       The chordless two tenor quartet of Alex Hitchcock and Tom Barford are a relatively new group but one with an impressive and original sound. Their opening number showed their ability to perform tight unison passages and harmonies, the result of many hours […]

1 February 2018

Alex Hitchcock Interview

Tell us a bit about your band with Tom Barford.     “It’s a two-tenor fronted chordless quintet with Ferg Ireland on bass and James Maddren on drums.”   What kind of music will you be playing at The Verdict on Friday 2nd February?     “We mostly play compositions of mine and Tom’s – often it’s music […]

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