Matt Hurley

is an in demand London based guitarist and composer, with a distinct musical approach that takes inspiration from many different genres. He can be regularly seen performing around London and the UK in a variety of contexts, as well as leading his own ensemble 'The Matt Hurley Group', an ensemble that performs Matt's original music combining influences of contemporary jazz and European folk music. 

A graduate from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where Matt had the privilege of studying jazz and classical guitar, being taught by some of the UK's finest musicians including John Parricelli, Phil Robson, Colin Oxley, Barak Schmool, Adam Goldsmith, Martin Speake and Malcolm Edmonstone. After completing an undergraduate degree, Matt was awarded an Artist Fellowship of the school, an honorary additional year in association with the school to enhance professional artistic development.

Matt has performed in a number of world renowned venues and festivals including: Wigmore Hall, The Barbican Centre, Ronnie Scott's, The Vortex Jazz Club, Copenhagen Jazz Festival and The London Jazz Festival

He has played in a wide variety of settings, from improvised solo concerts to full scale orchestral premiers, and has performed with artists such as Jorge Rossy, Anthony Strong, The Southbank Sinfonia, Compass Ensemble, Masque Collective, Sebastiaan De Krom (Jamie Cullum, Herbie Hancock) and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Matt is also in demand as a session musician, recording for high profile Media companies such as 'Mcasso'. Recent recording highlights include recordings for; BBC One, BBC Maida Vale Studios, Vivo Global (Technology Company)

Arthur Newell
is a freelance, London based drummer and recent graduate from the prestigious Guildhall School on the B mus jazz program.
He is known for his work with the Matthew Read trio as well as artists such as Lisa Marini and Largo. He has performed at renowned venues such as Vortex, Kansas Smitties and Milton Court concert hall. Some of his influences include Jack Dejohnette, Jimmy Cobb and Radiohead.

Aidan Pearson

is a clarinettist, saxophonist and composer based in London.

Aidan has performed with Marcus Roberts, Gary Crosby, Peter Edwards, Martin Hathaway, Rob Luft, Jason Marsalis, and studied with Shabaka Hutchings.  He has played at venues such as Kings Place, the Roundhouse,The Vortex, The spice of Life and Queen Elizabeth Hall in the Southbank Centre.

 Aidan's recent compositions include pieces written for orchestra and wind quartets, and jazz quintets and sextets.

In 2012 Aidan was awarded a place on the undergraduate jazz course at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During the four years at the school he studied with Gareth Lockrane, Martin Hathaway, Malcolmn Edmonstone, Martin Speake and took classical lessons with Julian Farrell, Joy Farrell and Christian Forshaw.

Aidan is now works freelance in and around London as a clarinettist and saxophonist and teaches both instruments privately, as well as working for Lewisham music services as woodwind tutor.

Jonny Wickham
is a bass player, composer and teacher from North London. He is currently in his final year at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he studies Jazz Bass and Guitar with some of the best players in London.

Jonny studied with with Steve Watts, Laurence Cottle, Robin Mullarkey, James Maddren, Tom Farmer, Stuart Hall, Barak Schmool, Alec Dankworth, Colin Paris and Stephen Endleman.

Jonny is an accomplished musician in a wide range of musical styles, He has played music with many fine musicians in prestigious venues, in London. Including Wembley Stadium, the Barbican, the Roundhouse, the Jazz Cafe and Ronnie Scotts jazz club. He has also been lucky enough to play music abroad in places such as Memphis, Jamaica, Argentina and recently Belfast to do a broadcast for BBC NI with the Ed Dunlop Trio.

Some of Jonny's recent work includes a BBC proms extra broadcast at the Royal Albert Hall with acclaimed Brazilian music band 'Caravela' , Musician and sound artist for the score of the world premier of Arthur Millers 'no villain' Scored by Richard Melkonian and composer for short film 'Dennis Doyle', which was nominated for best student short at the international film festival camerimage in Poland.

Jonny has worked in shows such as Sir Richard Stilgoes - Orpheus the Mythical at the Other Palace, the front of house band for Five Guys Named Moe and the Uderbelly Comedy festival on the Southbank.

He has recorded and performed with artists such as Sir Richard Stilgoe, Jordan Rakei, NYJO, Waaju, Lyle Barton Trio, APPOLONIE, Pamina Beroff, Caravela, Holiday Oscar, Camden Voices , Hyphae, Down for the Count, The Ruby Darlings, Alex Western - King Quartet, Rhythms of the City, Shane Hampshire and Anthony Strong.

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