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Paul Edmonds

Paul Edmonds

British musician
Paul Edmonds
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Intro British musician
Is Musician
From United Kingdom
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 27 March 1968, Essex, East of England, England, United Kingdom
Age 53 years
Star sign Aries
Genre:
Jazz
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Paul Edmonds (born in 1968) is a jazz musician, composer and teacher. Formerly a member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and Loose Tubes, he has performed at Ronnie Scott's and appeared on a number of recordings both as a leader and sideman.

Early career

Born in Essex in 1968, he grew up on the south coast of England. Playing trumpet from an early age, by the time he was 16 he was performing publicly with local groups. At the age of 18 he joined the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and shortly after won First Prize in the International Trumpet Guild's Jazz Improvisation Competition.

He studied jazz at the Guildhall School of Music and graduated in 1989.

His early professional career was spent on the London jazz scene, playing with musicians including Jean Toussaint, Cleveland Watkiss, Clark Tracey and Julian Arguelles. He was also a member of the ground-breaking Loose Tubes collective.

He went on to lead his own band in Sydney, Australia before returning to London to form his own Quintet performing at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, the 606 Club, the Vortex and other prestigious clubs in the city. He was also a featured soloist in the Mike Westbrook Orchestra on the 1996 "Bar Utopia" album.

Current Work

Since 1997 he has focussed on composing, performing and recording a suite of original recordings which are released under the Prince of Peace label.

Discography

As Leader

  • 'Lilyfield'(2000)
  • 'Lost in Time' (2002)
  • 'Journey of the Heart' (2006)
  • 'That's All' (2006)

As Sideman

With National Youth Jazz Orchestra

  • 'Maltese Cross' (1988)
  • 'Jasmin' (2003)

With Loose Tubes

  • 'Dancing on Frith Street' (2010)
  • 'Säd Afrika' (2012)

With Others

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 02 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.trumpetguild.org/handbook/appendix.html#appendixe
https://web.archive.org/web/20100124150608/http://www.trumpetguild.org/handbook/appendix.html
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=38489
http://www.westbrookjazz.co.uk/mikewestbrook/barutopiacd.shtml
http://www.nyjo.org.uk/products-page/cds/maltese-cross/
http://www.nyjo.org.uk/products-page/cds/jasmine/
http://www.journeyoftheheart.co.uk/
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3047caa1-8a78-467c-90bf-38f77fb314b4
http://www.journeyoftheheart.co.uk
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