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SELECTED PERFORMING EXPERIENCE


Andrew Bain has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Natalie Cole, Kenny Wheeler, Randy Brecker, Dave Liebman, Bob Mintzer, John Taylor, Gwilym Simcock, Iain Dixon, Elliott Sharp, Gavin Bryars, Patrick Cornelius, Mike Walker, Jason Rebello, Mike Janisch, Paul Booth, Phil Robson, Iain Ballamy, Jim Hart, Mark Lockheart, Chris Batchelor, Mark Hodgson, Jean Toussaint, Houston Pearson, John Parricelli, Steve Watts, Stan Sulzmann, and was a member of vocalist Jacqui Dankworth’s band between 2007-8, recording with the late Sir John Dankworth in 2008. He has performed at London jazz clubs Ronnie Scott’s, the 606, the Vortex; at the BBC Proms, at the Montreux Jazz Festival and with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Whilst resident in New York from 2001-07 he performed extensively Thelonious Monk Competition winner Jon Irabagon, as well as with Mostly Other People Do The Killing, Dave Lalama and Matt Brewer. He has performed at many of New York’s famous clubs including Sin-E, CBGBs, Tonic and the Mercury Lounge, and recorded at Sony Studios. Andrew co-leads the NY-based group Confluence whose eponymous debut showcased original and highly inventive compositions. Their second record will be released on the record label Fresh Sound, New Talent later this year.


EDUCATION




CURRENT TEACHING POSITIONS




PREVIOUS TEACHING POSITIONS




WORKSHOPS & OUTREACH


Andrew leads on Community Engagement and Jazz Pedagogy at Birmingham Conservatoire working alongside many local partners, notably Jazzlines Juniors and The Notebenders. He has also performed workshops for the Guildhall School of Music, BBC Big Band and Edinburgh University in the UK, and led outreach work in Harlem and The Bronx in New York City, USA.



COMPETITIONS & GRANTS


'A true standout and, I believe, one of tomorrow's music stars.'

Peter Erskine