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 final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.
Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.