My name is Jon Lloyd. I'm a jazz saxophonist and clarinetist and this is my new website. It tells you something about me, showcases my music, lets you know when and where I'm playing next, and talks about my work and other things that interest me. If you'd like to stay informed, sign up to receive email about upcoming events and new blog posts. And feel free to give me feedback whenever you like.

Take a minute to read some things people have said about my work:

Lloyd/Adler DUO

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

— Brian Moreton, Penguin Guide to Jazz

Powerful and magical music”

— Downbeat, USA

Ambitious and virtuosic... Jon Lloyd is one of the most striking writers at the sharp end of British jazz and improvisation”

— John Fordham, The Guardian, UK

Thoughts For Nought

2020 

Hi. In this brave new year I am emerging once again into the bright light of musical performance! After a few years admittedly of relative quiet, I think it is time once again to hit the motorways of Britain and Europe and bring the Jon Lloyd sound to more people. God help you all.

I would like to get my duo recording with Stan Adler heard, and will spread it around a lot more. The title "Brittle they snap, bird gone" is meant to refer to the casual way in which we pass on. It hurts those left for sure. I'm…

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