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Dom Franks

Former winner of the Daily Telegraph Young Jazz Musician of the Year competition, Dom Franks is a versatile musician, teacher and composer based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Following a spell with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Dom studied on the Postgraduate Jazz course at London’s Guildhall School of Music with former Jazz Messenger Jean Toussaint and saxophonist Stan Sulzmann. Since then he has headed up promotions at London’s Jazz Café, and worked as manager and music booker at the Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston. At the same time he has maintained a busy career as a freelance session musician, bandleader and teacher.

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‘A set full of melody and groove with gorgeous originals by saxophonist and composer Dom Franks’ - Swindon Jazz Review of 'Living With Spooks' by Dom Franks' StrayHorn, June 2017

'Beautiful playing... I hear Dexter, Grover and Sanborn' – Greg Abate, Downbeat nominated U.S. Altoist 2017