Simon Purcell - piano
"Must be the benchmark for all Jazz courses - sixteen years experience shows!""
Simon Purcell is a highly respected jazz educationalist and is Head of Jazz Studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and member of the Jazz and Pop Steering Group for the Association of European Conservatoires. He composes and arranges for his own small groups and Octet and has performed with Red Rodney, Kenny Wheeler, Jean Toussaint and Eddie Henderson, amongst many others. In 2006, received the award for Jazz Educationalist of the Year from the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Committee. A CD will be recorded in July 2013 to be released in November.
Find out more about Simon Purcell at http://simonpurcell.wordpress.com