Born in Birmingham, England in 1964 of Jamaican parents, Dennis cut his teeth at the age of 14 studying and performing with The Doncaster Youth Jazz Association. After years of concentrated study Dennis moved to London where his unique approach to the instrument was immediately and appreciatively recognised resulting in numerous offers of work
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the most exciting British trombonist for decades… --Jazzwise
...a trombone player who combines seamlessly fluid improvising with a sumptuous sound. --The Guardian
...one of the most entertaining and inviting new funk combos currently burning up the UK scene --The Jazz Cafe, Camden
Dennis Rollins plays the sexiest trombone in town.
--Paul Bradshaw, Straight No Chaser