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Theo Travis

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Theo Travis

The London-based saxophonist and composer Theo Travis has made a name for himself on the British jazz scene for his virtuosity and soulful style as well as his fine compositions. Born in Birmingham, Theo studied classical music at the University of Manchester whilst playing in various jazz and rock bands. He signed to 33 Records in 1993, has released 3 solo albums on the label to date and has just finished the improvised album Bodywork with drummer John Marshall and guitarist Mark Wood. In Oct 1996 Travis released Secret Island, his third CD on 33 Records which also features guitarist John Etheridge. The album has several blues-oriented tracks and a tune inspired by the Iain Banks novel The Crow Road. Following the release of Secret Island, Travis and his band undertook a 27-date UK tour. His performance at the 1996 Glasgow International Jazz Festival was voted “Outstanding Concert as Voted by the Audience” for which he won the prestigious Scotrail Jazz Award....
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  • All I Know: An Anthology
    33 Jazz
    2011
  • Live at Coventry Cathedral
    Panegyric Recordings
    2010
  • All I Know
    33 Records
    2010
  • Slow Life
    Ether Sounds
    2009
  • Double Talk
    33 Records
    2008
  • Double Talk

    2007
  • Eleven Bowls Of Acidophilus Flute Salad
    Tonefloat
    2006
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