Jon Lloyd

JON LLOYD QUARTET is my touring group in 2024/ 2025.

 "His tunes are steeped in the ECM aesthetic, and he and long-time collaborator John Law on piano make it sound like the only music you ever want to hear."

Jon Turney, London Jazz News, 2023

This quartet plays European contemporary jazz. My compositions are interpreted beautifully by pianist John Law, bassist Nick Pini and drummer Alex Goodyear. I play tenor and soprano saxophone.

Our album "Earth Songs" is now available on the fabulous UK jazz label Ubuntu and we are busy planning concert opportunities throughout the UK and Europe…


Click this link to find “Earth Songs” on all major streaming platforms…

Two singles from the album are also available for streaming. Please click here…

Several album reviews are already in!

Offtopic Magazine, Italy: 

London Jazz News write:

Jazzwise have reviewed Earth Songs in the March 2024 issue:

March 1st. Cedars Hall, Wells. (l - r)  John Law, Jon Lloyd, Nick Pini, Alex Goodyear.

“The interplay between the quartet members is magical, instinctive… creating music of often startling beauty.”

                                                        Peter Vacher, “Earth Songs” album review, Jazzwise magazine, March 2024


A saxophone delivery as persuasive as a speaking voice. Lloyd should be seen and heard more often”

— Brian Morton, Penguin Guide to Jazz

Powerful and magical music”

— Downbeat, USA

Effortless music-making... simply magical”

— Presto music, 2024

Thoughts For Nought

Tour finished - for now! 

This short tour of 6 dates has now finished. It has been a really rewarding time for us. We have found an amazing audience response to our “Earth Songs” music; reflected in applause given, comments made and CDs sold. Really outstanding, and it bodes very well for the future of the group. What we have been finding in UK venues will hopefully be translated to European concerts, once we have the itinerary in place. I have been touched by just how complimentary people are being about this quartet. This is…

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