Bristol based trumpeter and composer, a stalwart of that city’s jazz scene.
His 2012 album “Cross My Palm” features a quintet including Ben Waghorn (tenor & alto sax), Jim Blomfield (piano), Will Harris (double bass) and Mark Whitlam (drums). Also includes guest appearances by Brigitte Beraha (vocals) and Jake McMurchie (tenor sax).
"An excellent reminder of the skills of one of Bristol's most significant and best loved jazz talents. "
"The long wait for Hague’s new album has been well worth it. The writing this time around is both more personal and more wide ranging, and the playing from all five musicians excellent. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Pending his 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival gig with John Surman's Brass Project John talks more about his work with Soft Machine & with Surman, Eberhard Weber & others. He also picks his top ten CDs.
In the second part of his interview with guest contributor Trevor Bannister John establishes himself on the 1960s London jazz and session scene and gets the call from Soft Machine.