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Tom Ridout
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Tom Ridout Quartet


“fiery, focussed soloing by impressive tenor saxophonist Tom Ridout” 

Selwyn Harris- Jazzwise

Award winning saxophonist and recorder player Tom Ridout was predicted by Jazzwise Magazine in 2012 as an upcoming jazz musician to watch out for. A finalist in the 2016 BBC Young Musician Jazz Award, graduate from the prestigious Royal Academy of Music, winner of the Lancaster Jazz Festival Youth Jazz Commission 2018, Help Musicians Peter Whittingham Jazz Awardee 2021, and a recent member of NYJO, Tom is a prolific composer who fronts his own bands playing his original compositions.

Tom has performed at many venues across the country including Ronnie Scott’s, The 606, Barbican Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Buckingham Palace, Sage Theatre in Gateshead and many others.

As an in-demand saxophonist, recent highlights have included; The Clark Tracey Sextet tour,  JTQ (James Taylor Quartet), Patchwork Jazz Orchestra tour and the ‘Tribute to Jon Hiseman’ gigs at Shepherds Bush Empire and in Hamburg, both with the iconic band Colosseum.

Influences on Tom’s playing include Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, Mike Brecker, Eddie Harris and influences on Tom’s compositions include Wayne Sorter, Joni Mitchell, Traditional English Folk, John Scofield, Led Zeppelin, Charlie Haden.

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