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Paul Jordanous

Paul has been peprforming Jazz for over 8 years, starting when he took the position of Jazz soloist and later Lead trumpet at Kingston Youth Big Band, under the stewardship of conductor Chris Higgins. With this band, he has toured throughout Germany, Italy, Austria, Holland, Spain and Czech Republic.

At 16 he joined Richmond College,where he learned the essential guidelines to performing in a small Jazz group through acclaimed guitarist Mo Nazam.

The next step was through Reading University, where Paul graduated reading Music in 2005, having helped co- found the jazz group Blue Roosters, and joining the internationally acclaimed Pendulm Jazz Orchestra. Through Pendulum, Paul has performed with many of the leading British Jazz musicians of this generation, including Mike Bradley, Mornington Lockett, Lauerence Cottle, Ian Thomas, Guy Barker, Pete Churchill, Steve Waterman, Henry Lowther, Tina May, Nikki Illes, Julian Siegl and Ben Castle, to name a few. 2008 will see Paul perform at Brecon Jazz festival with Pendulum Jazz Orchestra for the 5th straight year!

In 2006, Paul became involved with the Pendulum Quartet, featuring Clark Tracey, Andy Crowdy and Pete Billington, where he has performed alongside internationally revered guests including Peter King, Don Weller, Alan Barnes and Zoe Rahman.

He is currently a member of the Bob Barter Jazz Quintet, performing with Jimmy Hastings (Tenor Sax/ Flute), Bob Barter (Piano), Roy Babbington or Paul Morgan (Double Bass) Roger Kerr (Drums). Vocalists include Jenny Howe and Emer Mcparland.

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

London

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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