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12 May
directing the RNCM Jazz Collective
'Jazz from around the World'

27 May
w Ed Harrison and Eryl Roberts
The Railway, Stockport

28 May
w Robin Joiner Trio
Chomondley Castle, Cheshire

9 June
MHQ with the Sale Grammar School Swing Band
The Duke Ellington Project
Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

8 July
w Echoes of Ellington
Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho

13 July
w Supertramp Big Band
Storyhouse(?), Chester

7 August
pre-dinner jazz
Cheap Street Church, Sherborne

27 August
w Robin Joiner Trio
Cholmondley Castle, Cheshire

19 September
w Paul Smith Trio
Head of Steam, Huddersfield

Mike Hall Quartet: "Legends of the Tenor Saxophone"
Quartet set highlighting some of the key exponents of the tenor saxophone

Mike Hall/ Dan Whieldon duo
Long established pairing! (CD available)

Octet mainly playing West Coast style 'cool' jazz

The Messengers
Quintet featuring Steve Waterman

The Felonious Monks
12 piece ensemble playing original material commissioned by Manchester Jazz Festival in 2013 (studio CD available)

7 piece ensemble playing my original compositions soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, cello, paino, bass, percussion, vibraphone

Mike Hall Quartet plus string quartet

Boplicity in concert...

in duo with Dan Whieldon...

clip from Felonious Monks...

with Sax Assault...

While I have the somewhat unflattering title of Co-ordinator of Jazz Studies I realise that I have the dream job!
At RNCM, rather than offer a full-time, specialist course in jazz we aim to make the opportunity to study jazz available to all students.
RNCM provides many opportunities for students to expand their skills and knowledge of jazz styles and improvisation.

I run these classes...

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