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Mr Henry Spencer
Mr Henry Spencer

Biography

Henry Spencer is a multi-award winning trumpeter, composer, educator and bandleader currently based in London.

Since graduating (BMus Hons.) from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2012 he has performed, toured and recorded with many different bands and ensembles, including his own group, Henry Spencer and Juncture. As a result of his group’s debut public performance in 2011, Henry was awarded Winner of the Best Newcomer Award at the Marlborough Jazz Festival. In 2014 he was awarded the Emerging Excellence Award (Help Musicians UK).

Henry signed with UK/US label Whirlwind Recordings for the release of his debut album, The Reasons Don’t Change, in 2017. The album features his original compositions and his group, Henry Spencer and Juncture, with the addition of strings on some tracks. Made with multi-Grammy Award winner Dave Darlington in New York, the record has received fantastic press reviews across Europe and the UK.

“Contender for Album of The Year” - All About Jazz

“Spectacular… A striking debut” - The Guardian

5 Stars “Henry Spencer is considered one of the great talents of the British jazz scene. His great talent lies in his emotive, fluid and
poetic sonority, which is drawing a high level of recognition...
Listen to Spencer's genius on this disc."
- InMusic (Germany)

Along with his own original projects, Henry also performs in a range of ensembles and features as a soloist in jazz groups, big bands, pop/rock bands, for recording sessions and for theatre orchestras. Henry has performed with and continues to work with many notable ensembles and musicians. A few include George Porter Jr (The Meters), Crowd Company, Monophonics, Ollie Howell, Anthony Strong, The London Salsa All Stars, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, London City Big Band and the London Jazz Orchestra. When not performing or composing, Henry also teaches jazz and trumpet.

Contact Henry

Address: Caledonian Road
London
N7 8TD
Greater London
N7 8TD
Phone: 07906479754
Mobile: 07906479754
Fee (60 minutes): £50.00

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