Tom Harrison is an award-winning saxophonist and flautist based in London, UK. Tom is best known for his work with LYTE Records and his group DAGDA, as well as his international trio, featuring David Lyttle (IRL) and Michael Janisch (US). Tom Harrison has performed with a large number of internationally renowned artists across Europe and the US, including Robert Mitchell, Jean Toussaint, Jason Rebello, Jonathan Kreisberg, Paul Booth, Michael Janisch, Julian Siegel, Liam Noble and many more. Tom Harrison has won awards from Arts Council England, The Leverhulme Trust, Jazz Services UK and the EMI Music Foundation...
Combining simplicity of melody with sophisticated detail and hints of Traneish spirituality...Harrison is one to watch Dave Foxall, Jazz Journal (UK)
Harrison has a vigorous, peppery alto sound...a skillful soloist...achieving hard-edged climaxes Chris Parker, London Jazz News
One to listen out for in 2012 Brian Soundy, UK Jazz Radio
Primary InstrumentSax, alto
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.
Credentials/BackgroundTom Harrison is a committed and enthusiastic instructor in both instrumental technique and jazz studies. He has a great deal of experience with a huge range of ages and ability levels. Tom currently holds the position of Head of Woodwind at a high-achieving prep school in Wimbledon, as well as being the general woodwind tutor at a specialist music academy in North West London...