"Music which channels deep feeling with considerable power… as beguiling as it is beautiful"

Jon Turney, London Jazz News, album review,  2024


This UK based group presents vibrant European Contemporary Jazz, played by a quartet of superb musicians…

The leader and composer is tenor and soprano saxophonist Jon Lloyd. Jon has been part of the UK jazz and free music scene for several decades (Jon Lloyd Quartet with Paul Rogers, Mark Sanders, John Law; groups featuring Phil Wachsmann, Marcio Mattos, Stan Adler, Paul Clarvis, Tom Farmer, Asaf Sirkis),  and has now turned his attention to European contemporary jazz; using classical and non-western music influences as well as jazz sources to write vibrant, melodic and emotionally direct new jazz compositions. The quartet also comprises the virtuosic John Law (Congregation, Re-Creations, Art of Sound Trio with Yuri Golubev, Asaf Sirkis) on piano, Nick Pini (Laura Marling, Seth Lakeman, Izzie Yardley, Iain Ballamy) on double bass and Alex Goodyear (Yetii, Simon Spillett, Re-Creations, Jake McMurchie) on drums. 

On tour we are now performing music from our Ubuntu Music release “Earth Songs” in venues across the UK and Europe. 

“We present melodic, exciting and emotionally engaging compositions written by me specifically for this quartet. The members of this group have a wealth of experience across jazz and contemporary music and interpret my pieces perfectly with intelligence, energy, sensitivity, respect and enormous creativity.”

Jazzwise, March 2024

John Law, Jon Lloyd, Nick Pini, Alex Goodyear

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