This young, Halifax (Yorkshire) born singer – songwriter – saxophonist has embraced the world of music and jazz in particular, through listening to greats such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Dean Martin, Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Tormé, Diana Krall and Michael Bublé.
Picking up the alto saxophone at a very early age, AJ first played with the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra under the musical direction of Dr Ian Darrington. By the age of 16, AJ was gigging, touring and being surrounded by great music and wonderful musicians from all over the world.
AJ graduated from one of Europe’s leading specialist colleges for jazz studies; Leeds College of Music in 2011.
"On Song" - The debut album was released on July the 15th 2011 [Gateway Records 0016]. It features a range of original tunes and fantastic arrangements that bring much excitement to the industry.
|POSTED BY: radioindy||POSTED ON: 01 Aug 2011 08:10 AM|