Steve Watts.

Steve Watts has been performing jazz for over 25 years, during which time he has worked with numerous internationally acclaimed musicians, including: Django Bates, Iain Ballamy, Julian Arguelles, Kenny Wheeler, Stan Sulzman, Jim Mullen, Joe Lovano, Kirk Lightsey and Richard Rodney Bennett, to name a few. He is a member of the influential Loose Tubes jazz orchestra and of “The Printmakers”, alongside fellow musician and jazz summer school colleague, Mike Walker! He has extensive recording experience, having been involved in making many broadcasts for radio and television as well as film soundtracks. Alongside his live and studio work, Steve is a committed teacher and currently holds teaching positions at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In the past, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music and for the National Youth Jazz Collective. Steve also runs workshops in schools across the UK. We’re thrilled to have him on board this August!