Organic �” Band Biography

John-Paul Gard �” Hammond Organ

John-Paul is well known on the British jazz circuit, and has recently played live with such stellar guitarists as Andreas Oberg and Alex Hutchings. He is influenced by players such as Jimmy Smith and Jack McDuff, as well as modern burners like Joey DeFrancesco.

Dominic Norcross �” Tenor and Baritone Saxophone

Dominic is a regular on the jazz scene and has shared the stage with Dave Weckl, Mornington Locket, and Don Weller, to name a few.

Nigel Williams �” Drums

Nigel played for Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames for a number of years and has toured North America drumming for Van Morrison. He has played with the likes of Guy Barker, George Melly, Herb Ellis, Red Rodney and many others.

Johnny Davies �” Guitar

Johnny has played in various bands at Brecon Jazz Festival, Birmingham Jazz festival and North Devon Jazz Festival. He has played at major clubs such as the 100 Club in London and is a regular at Cardiff’s Café Jazz, both with Organic and with his jump-jive band, The Numbers Racket.

All members of Organic are experienced players with a great feel for the music.


Dominic Norcross - Mauriat Saxophones John-Paul Gard - KeyB Organs


”An energetic outing, which whilst looking to the past is firmly based in the here and now, with some excellent ensemble playing and some beefy solos. Highly recommended” Edge of Jazz,, Exeter

“I have heard 4 tracks from the album and frankly I'm impressed .... If you are in the UK get out and see them. Here's a chance to be in at the start of something big” Andy Hardy, UK Jazz Radio

“Excellent stuff, right up my street!” Tony Brown, UK Jazz Radio


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The Right Thing

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