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Biography

Jazz trombonist/educator/composer Rory Ingham is the winner of Rising Star in the 2017 British Jazz Awards, and was voted as a runner-up in the Trombonist of The Year 2016. Rory was chosen as ‘One To Watch’ in the Shape of Jazz To Come section of Jazzwise 2018 and was announced a winner of the 2018 British Trombone Society Awards. He was also a finalist in the Carl Fontana Jazz Trombone Competition at the International Trombone Festival in California.

Born and raised in Yorkshire, England via Fife, Scotland, Rory is now based in London having graduated from Royal Academy of Music with first class honours. has played with internationally-acclaimed musicians such as Chris Potter, Dave Holland, Elliot Mason, Ingrid Jensen, Dennis Rollins, Newton Faulkner, Claire Martin, Alan Barnes, Liane Carroll, Dave Douglas, Evan Parker and Dave Liebman. He has also played with many ensembles including BBC Big Band, Mike Gibbs Big Band, Guy Barker Big Band, Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Whirlwind Recordings Jazz Orchestra, Claire Teal Mini Big Band, London Concert Orchestra and Jonny Mansfield’s Elftet. He has performed at prestigious venues/festivals across Europe, including Royal Festival Hall, Barbican, Bimhuis (Amsterdam), Jamboree (Barcelona) and the Royal Albert Hall, where he was a featured soloist.

In 2018, Rory set up his quartet that have since toured Europe and played at many high-profile British jazz festivals/venues (inc. Love Supreme Festival, EFG London Jazz Festival, Pizza Express Dean St. and Ronnie Scott’s). Rory was the featured artist in Jazzwise’s “Taking Off” section in summer 2019, and interviewed on BBC Radio 3 discussing his other project, award-winning Bonsai who released a new record in 2019 on Ubuntu Music, receiving much critical acclaim. Rory is proud to be endorsed by Michael Rath Trombones, and is the youngest artist on the roster.

Contact Rory

Address: Wakefield
Yorkshire (West)
WF1
Phone: +44 7977 260217
Mobile: +44 7977 260217
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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