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Thomas Fletcher

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Thomas engaged in his passion for music from the early age of eight, receiving saxophone lessons before deciding to embrace his musical passion with his studies. Whilst studying music in his formative years, Thomas excelled through the ABRSM grades on the saxophone accomplishing Grade 8 Distinction by the age of 16. In the summer of 2017, he attained a distinction in this and was awarded an Associate of the Royal Schools of Music. Thomas now attends University of London, Goldsmiths where he was awarded a scholarship to study BMus Music.  He has trained with, and had the opportunity to perform alongside many talents within the music industry such as the Marici Saxes, Mark Armstrong (Director of NYJO), Bob Minzter, Courtney Pine, Billy Harper, Laura Jurd and Pee Wee Ellis (saxophonist with James Brown). Notable locations that Thomas has performed at in London include Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Spice of Life Soho and the Rivoli Ballroom to name but a few. As well as the London scene, Thomas has performed all over Europe featuring tours in France, Germany, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Spain and Italy. Thomas currently writes for Jazz Journal and Jazz In Europe investing his time on writing album reviews, interviewing musicians and writing reviews on live performances. Thomas states the proudest moment of his brief journalism career was interviewing saxophonist Chris Potter. 

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