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Lluis Mather

Biography:

Lluis Mather is a 2010 Yamaha Jazz Scholar and a graduate of the Birmingham Conservatoire, where completed his degree in June 2010 on the saxophone, clarinet and flute, with an emphasis on composition, won the Dave Holland Ensemble Award and the Jazz Course Prize. He has most recently been awarded a Fellowship by Town Hall Symphony Hall Birmingham, and has just completed an MPhil in music composition at St. Edmund's College, Cambridge University. 


He has performed headline sets at Cheltenham, Harmonic, Manchester, London, amongst other national festivals, with his quartet (recorded by Yamaha for a cover-mounted CD on Jazzwise magazine), who released their first album in May 2010, and have recently finished a second album in collaboration with saxophonist Julian Siegel, called The Trees. Recently Lluis was commissioned to compose music for a nonet, performed at the CBSO Centre in April 2014.

Lluis has recently toured with the Hans Koller Ensemble led by composer Mike Gibbs, performing a residency at London’s Vortex, dates at the CBSO Centre, Birmingham, and Kings Place, London. Also as a sideman with the Mike Fletcher Big Band, Lluis performed with saxophonist Andrew D'Angelo and drummer Dan Weiss in a commission by Jazzlines.

Lluis is a Henri SELMER Paris performing artist and plays a Selmer Paris B-flat Privilege Bass Clarinet.

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