Tom Smith Quartet (UK/RU/CZ)
Tom Smith (23) is a London-based saxophonist, flautist, clarinetist, pianist and composer. Twice finalist of the “BBC Young Jazz Musician” in 2014 and 2016, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music and graduated in 2018 receiving the Craig Ball prize and a Wolfson Fund award. He has performed with musicians such as Ian Shaw, Gwilym Simcock, Julian Siegel, Gareth Lockrane and Ian Thomas, and he has performed at such venues as the Royal Albert Hall (Proms), Ronnie Scott’s, Bimhaus (Amsterdam), Barbican, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Sage Gateshead. Tom leads many of his own bands which he writes for, including the Tom Smith Septet, Geko, and Queertet. On his Czech tour he joined forces with pianist Daniel Bulatkin (19), considered to be the youngest Czech jazz star. His collaborations include Ulf Wakenius, Gary Husband, Oleg Kireyev, Per Mathisen, Utsi Zimring. His trio consists of the most promising players of the young jazz generation: Max Makagonov – b; Petr Nohavica – dr.
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Band website: www.tomsmithsax.com