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Tom Barford

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).


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Bloomer
Bloomer

"A highly accomplished album, “Bloomer” signifies the emergence of a major new talent with Barford impressing both as a soloist and as a composer. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


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Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

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Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

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