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Primary Instrument: Piano

Paul is a familiar figure on the North East Jazz scene. He appears regularly with a host of local musicians and with touring artists and guest soloists including Tim Garland, Greg Abate, Julian Siegel, Tony Kofi and Alan Barnes. Paul has performed at some of the UK's top venues, festivals and on radio. He has given classical recitals, played for numerous shows and recordings and is in high demand as a sight-reader and accompanist.

He has established two groups that appear regularly under his own name.

Paul Edis Sextet

When Paul first expanded his acclaimed trio to form a sextet, it was soon being hailed as “one of the most accomplished and original bands of recent years”, and it's certainly lived up to the billing. With a front line of Graham Hardy on trumpet, Graeme Wilson on sax and Chris Hibbard on trombone, it has the look of a classic hard bop band, and it certainly has the drive and energy of a Horace Silver or Art Blakey ensemble. But Paul's imaginative arrangements of jazz standards, and a growing book of original compositions, make sure that there's also a distinctly contemporary feel. If this is music that has its roots in the 1960s, its blossoms are absolutely of today! ...
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'brilliant you pianist' Alyn Shipton, The Guardian

'A skilled composer as well as a fine pianist...a player of immense promise' Ian Mann, TheJazzMann

Primary InstrumentPiano

Credentials/BackgroundPhD, MA, Bmus (Hons) Paul has proven his ability and passion as an educator in both group and one to one teaching situations. He currently teaches a module in Aural Perception at York University, he is a jazz piano tutor for the Sage Gateshead 'Young Musician Program' as well as giving private lessons to pupils of all ability and ages, including students from Durham University. He has been a woodwind and keyboard peripatetic tutor for Sunderland Council for over 4 years, he has worked for Gateshead, Durham and Northampton Councils giving workshops on Composition for pop music, silent films, singing and performance technique.

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