In the run up to A celebration of Cuban music at The Jazz Cafe ft. Diáspora12-piece + Fiesta Latina on 30th October, we're running an artist focus on the players joining us for the night.
Will is a London-based pianist, drummer and percussionist currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music. He has appeared as part of many different projects at venues in his home town such as the 606 Club., Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, The Bull's Head and the The Vortex. Will has performed with Clark Tracey, Mark Lockheart, Jean Toussaint, NYJO and, whilst living in Spain, Mario Rossi, Madison McFerrin and Perico Sambeat. During his year in Spain he played in Barcelona, Alicante and Madrid with Cuban trombonist Julio Montalvo and recorded for students at Berklee College of Music in Valencia. He also appeared on two CDs and gave a masterclass at the Sedajazz school. Most recently Will appeared as part of Phronesis bassist Jasper Høiby's new group ‘Qualia’. Chucho Valdes(Irakere) described his playing as "sensitive and fluid - a beautiful sound”.
UNITED IN THE LATIN BEAT