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Matt Home

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born in huddersfield, 1973- began playing drums aged 6 and working professionally since the age of 18. studied at CLCM in Leeds under Tony Faulkner and Ronnie Bottomley 1991-1994 Moved to London in 1999 has played toured and recorded with Alan Barnes, Jim Mullen, Matt Wates, Peter King, Stacey Kent, John Bunch, Barry Harris,Herb Geller, Gary Smulyan, Jim Snidero and many more regular bands include Nigel Price organ trio and Robert Fowler qnt. see website for detailed Bio discography and soundfiles.

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News: Festival

Suncoast Jazz Festival Expands Roster To Include More Nationally Known Artists, With Jason Marsalis & The 21st Century Trad Band As Headliners

Suncoast Jazz Festival Expands Roster To Include More Nationally Known Artists, With Jason Marsalis & The 21st Century Trad Band As Headliners

This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Suncoast Jazz Festival, which takes place every November on the travel-award-winning Clearwater Beach. In its early years, the festival featured bands and musicians with a focus on early jazz, but more recently, working with acclaimed guitarist Nate Najar, has expanded its line-up from traditional jazz to include swing, ...

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Article: Album Review

Nate Najar: This Is Nate Najar

Read "This Is Nate Najar" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Hailing from St. Petersburg, FL, guitarist Nate Najar unveils his third full length recording for the Candid Records label on the simply-titled This Is Nate Najar where he touches on the music of Chick Corea and Antonio Carlos Jobim as well as delivering a straight jazz sound with several cover tunes and a couple of originals. ...

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Article: Album Review

Trudy Kerr: Contemplation

Read "Contemplation" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


Subtitled The Best Of Trudy Kerr, Contemplation is a retrospective of the singer's career through selections from her ten album discography. Contemplation takes in Kerr's career from Blossom Dearie's “Sweet Surprise"--a track from her debut album (Sweet Surprise, Jazzizit Records, 1997)--through to “Poppies," from The Rhythm of Life: Ted And Gladys (Jazzizit Records, 2013), ...

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Article: Album Review

Stacey Kent: The Changing Lights

Read "The Changing Lights" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


Stacey Kent is a jazz success story--not just in terms of her talent, but also in terms of her international popularity, with her previous three albums clocking up a total of over 500,000 sales. What makes her so successful? The Changing Lights, her tenth album, demonstrates all of the qualities.There's the material, a mix ...


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