BIOGRAPHY

 

Matt Carmichael is a 20 year old tenor/alto saxophonist and composer originally from the highlands of Scotland. He began playing saxophone aged 11 and was introduced to Jazz music a few years later by teacher Allon Beauvoisin.

Matt is currently studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has perfromed with the  JM World Jazz Orchestra, The Mark Hendry Octet, NYJO, Tom Mcguire and the Brassholes, Fergus McCreadie, Paul Harrison, Jonny Mansfield and many more. Performing highlights to date include Newport Jazz Festival USA, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Latitude Festival, Love Supreme, BBC Proms, Edinburgh Jazz Festival and Celtic Connections.

Matt composes his own music influenced by jazz and folk which has had radio play on BBC Radio 3, Jazz FM and BBC Scotland.  

'One to Watch in 2019' - Jazzwise Magazine

'Gorgeous Sound' - BBC Scotland

'World Class' - Tommy Smith

'He's going to be huge' - The Times

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