Friday 4th May
Born in 1985, John Bailey is a classical/jazz guitarist from the Northwest of England. John studied at Leeds College of Music where he completed an MA in Performance specialising in Jazz.
Over the years he has received tuition from Ralph Towner, Wolfgang Muthspiel and Mike Walker and combines live performance and studio recording work with a role as guitar tutor at The University of Liverpool.
Inventive and creative, John is developing a strong reputation as a forward thinking and innovative guitarist, contemporary composer and multi-instrumentalist. He is currently recording his third album with Jazz legend Arild Andersen and award winning saxophonist Julian Arguelles. John just finished a 60 date tour with number one classical recording artist Russell Watson.
John will be joined by exceptional northern musicians Tim France (sax), John Sandham (bass) and Jonathan Hartley (drums.)
You can find more information about John including reviews, gig dates and samples of his music at www.johnbaileyguitar.com
John Bailey – Guitar
Richard Iles -Flugelhorn
John Sandham – Bass
Jonathan Hartley – Drums