Nigerian-born, London-raised, and Brooklyn-based Zem Audu is an award
winning saxophonist, composer and producer with a fresh sound that blends
contemporary jazz, and soulful grooves.
In 2008 whilst still living in London he won 1st place in the Worshipful
Company Of Musicians Jazz Competition. He was nominated for a
Parliamentary Jazz award for Best Jazz Saxophonist, and was awarded the
Yamaha Jazz Scholars prize.
His musical journey began at childhood when he taught himself classical guitar
and piano before choosing the saxophone as his main form of expression. Then
he studied independently with Courtney Pine, and with Jean Toussaint at Trinity
College of Music, graduating top of his class in 2008