In the run up to A Celebration of Cuban Music at The Jazz Cafe ft. Diáspora 12-piece + Fiesta Latina on 27th December, 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., Official Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club & Ronnie's Bar, 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 Collective and recorded for students at Berklee Valencia. He also appeared on two CDs and gave a masterclass at the Sedajazz Colectivo de Músicos. 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