Patrick Hayes is a London based professional multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger highly experienced in a variety of musical fields.
Having studied jazz trombone at the Royal Academy of Music and Studio music and jazz at the University of Miami, Patrick has had the opportunity to study under some of the world’s foremost musicians and teachers and is now is quickly becoming known as one of the most accomplished and versatile young musicians in the UK.
Over the years, he has been fortunate to have performed, recorded or arranged for artists in the commercial industry such as Sir Tom Jones, Phil Ramone, Heather Small, Jamie Woon, Ronan Keating, Guy Garvey, James Arthur, JP Cooper, Peter Andre, Hamish Stuart (Average White Band,) Jack Jones, Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Michael Bublé, Omar Kamal, The Lighthouse Family, James Taylor Quartet and Si Cranstoun, as well as jazz artists Snarky Puppy, Curtis Stigers, Gregory Porter, Gerard Presencer, Dave Douglas, Nestor Torres, Ed Calle, Shelly Berg, Jim Mullen, John Taylor, Kenny Wheeler and Stan Sulzmann.
Born in Leicestershire, Martin Gladdish moved to London in 1998 to take up a scholarship to the jazz course at the Royal Academy of Music. Since then Martin has been a regular on London’s jazz scene, often playing at its best-known venues.
Groups that Martin has played in regularly include:
Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, Gillespiana, Mitch Winehouse, Steve Waterman’s Big Band, Steve Waterman’s Stablemates, The Don Weller Big Band, Mike Garrick’s Big Band, The London Jazz Orchestra, Cayenne, Roberto Pla’s Latin Ensemble, Ray Gelato (both in the UK and across Europe), Derek Nash’s Sax Appeal big band and Hackney Colliery Band.
And he has recorded or broadcast with:
Jamie Cullum: Pointless Nostalgic, Mike Garrick Orchestra: various, Steve Waterman: October Arrival, NYJO: various, Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Band (with Eric Clapton), plus numerous recording sessions across London.
Tom is a freelance trombonist based in London UK.
He grew up in Norwich where he was a chorister at Norwich Cathedral and went to Norwich School before leaving to study Jazz Trombone at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. There he was taught by Ashley Horton, Jeremy Price, Pete Beachill, Purcy Pursglove, Hans Koller and Mike Williams.
After his studies, Tom moved to London in 2013. He is now a well established freelance player, holds the lead trombone chair in the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, is a member of the London Jazz Orchestra, and has recently finished a two year run on the the West End Musical Dream Girls. He is also a member of the Louis Dowdeswell Big Band.
In addition to his freelance activities, Tom has put together other projects such as the Tom Dunnett Sextet. Tom writes original music, drawing from a wide range of influences.