Trumpeter, composer and session musician, based in South London.
NEW DIRECTIONS PROJECT
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Paul Jordanous (trumpet/ keys)
Frankie Connolly (vocals)
Natalie Olivieri (vocals)
Leo Appleyard (guitar)
Sam Leak/ Steve Pringle/ Graeme Taylor (keys)
Kevin Glasgow (elec. bass)
Mike Bradley (drums)
Ric Elsworth (percussion)
Karen Straw (trumpet)
Trevor Mires/ Winston Rollins (trombone)
Piers Green (alto sax)
Dean Mongerio (tenor sax)
Will Gibson (bari sax/ sop. sax/ flute)
Tower Of Power meets Kenny Wheeler meets Janek Gwizdala meets D'angelo, bumping into John Legend and Maynard Ferguson on the way to the party!
Formed in 2014, performing both original music and arrangements of the very best of Jazz, Groove, Funk & Contemporary music, NDP are an 11 piece band with a lineup of the most In demand musicians currently on the scene and making waves in the London live music circuit, including a sold out Debut show at the legendary Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean Street in Soho London.
Individually they have performed around the world with:
John Legend & The Roots, Jools Holland, Tom Jones, Incognito, Jamie Cullum, Pat Metheny, George Benson, David Sanborn, Steve Cropper, The Temptations, Gregory Porter, Jean Carne, Martha High, Norman Connors, Michael Henderson, New York Voices, James Taylor Quartet, Shola Ama, Rufus Reid, Sam Rivers, John Schofield, Tommy Smith, Randy Brecker, Mark Murphy, Ronnie Scott, Johnny Dankworth, Gary Barlow, Mike Kiwanuka, Rod Stewart, Carleen Anderson, Gloria Estefan, Keni Burke and countless others.