About Jazz Lates
Jazz Lates is a series of intimate Jazz events that take place in our wonderful living room. On Saturday 1st June it is with great pleasure that we welcome Nye Banfield to the living room stage.
About the artist
He recorded, produced, mixed and self released his debut EP entitles ‘All Change’ on the 19th October 2018, which combines traditional Jazz teachings with more current grooves and harmonies to create an exciting sounds which, when played live is gripping and intense.
His band features other members of the thriving young London Jazz scene – Ewan Moore on drums, Michael Shrimpling on Double Bass and Tom Morley on Piano.
As well as releasing music under his own name, Nye has also recorded with up and coming singer Tara Lily, featuring on a song alongside trumpeter Dylan Jones, drummer Femi Koleoso and produced by Jammer of BBK. He has also worked with Hiphop group ‘NiNE8 Collective’.
Currently in his fourth year at Trinity Laban, Nye has studied under many well respected musicians including Mark Lockheart, Jean Toussaint, Simon Purcell and Tom Challenger.
Nye has picked up a wealth of performance experience since living in London. Appearing on multiple occasions at The Jazz Cafe, Ronnie Scott’s, The Piano Bar in Soho and has also held weekly residencies at The Verge in Shoreditch, The Yacht in Greenwich and currently performs at Mercato Metroplitano every week.
As well as being a proficient saxophone player, Nye also plays the viola to a high standard and claims his most memorable musical moments were from his days in the Lincolnshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, with which he toured to Italy twice, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, performing mega works such a Rachmaninov’s 2nd Symphony, Mahler 1 and Vaughan Williams’ London Symphony.
Discover Nye Banfield
- Live Performance 8 pm
- DJ from 11 pm to 1:30 am