Phil Meadows Project

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Last Show: Monday 12 th March 2018

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

The Phil Meadows Project continues the journey for Meadows’ multi-award winning music. Recognised as one of the UK’s most distinctive, create and talented young musicians his music is inspired by global sounds – combining jazz elements with classical, hip-hop, electronica, contemporary music and more. 

Phil Meadows Project are proud to be supported by Arts Council England.

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"The versatile and likeable Meadows is one of the most promising emerging jazz talents that we have" - The JazzMann (UK)

"A great stage presence and an unforgettable instrumental style." - Jazzwise (UK)

Meadows’ unparalleled sound world has led to successes including two critically acclaimed albums; two Parliamentary Jazz Awards, a London Music Award and the prestigious Peter Whittingham Jazz Award. Meadows has also been a finalist in the 2017 B-Jazz Interntional Contest, 2014 Worhipful Company of Musicians Jazz Prize and the 2010 European Keep an Eye Award. His music has been featured heavily across BBC Radio 2, Radio 3 and playlisted on JazzFM and at just 27 years of age he has already shared international stages with Matthew Herbert, Phronesis, Ingrid Jensen and Femi Temowo.

His new project showcases an important wave of British talent ahead of recording a third album of original material. Exploring new musical relationships and fresh influences you’ll hear soaring melodies, atmospheric soundscapes and head-nodding grooves as Meadows’ new sounds tip influence towards the music of Go-Go Penguin, Donny McCaslin, Tigran, Bill Laurance, Portico Quartet and more.

Band Lineup

Phil Meadows (sax)

Michael De Souza (guitar)

Joe Downard (bass)

Jay Davis (drums)