Young tenor/soprano saxophonist and composer and winner of the 2017 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize. Debut album “Bloomer” released on Edition Record in August 2018 featuring Billy Marrows (guitar), Rupert Cox (keyboards), Flo Moore (bass) and Dave Storey (drums).
"A highly accomplished album, “Bloomer” signifies the emergence of a major new talent with Barford impressing both as a soloist and as a composer. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys the Jazz Alley and Charity Swing Party events at the Market Hall with performances by Wonderbrass, Tarion, Rebelinx and The Electric Swing Circus.
Ian Mann on a day of superb jazz with concert performances from bands led by Daniel Newberry, Alison Rayner, Ben Holder, Rachel Sutton and Tony Kofi plus interval music from Dave Jones and friends.