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Mike Hall
" ....a hurricane on the bandstand and a major force in jazz education..."
Mike Butler (Manchester Evening News)

Mike is a freelance jazz saxophonist and educator based at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK

Mike Hall is a jazz saxophonist, educator, arranger and composer with 40 years of experience in music making. Mike turned professional in 1993 and now heads Jazz Studies at the RNCM where he teaches jazz improvisation, theory, history, and saxophone along with directing the RNCM Big Band and Jazz Collective. He also maintains a busy performance schedule all over the country with ensembles as diverse as Echoes of Ellington and the Liverpool Philharmonic.


Upcoming gigs for 2016

January 23 RNCM Big Band with guest Ryan Quigley
Theatre, RNCM, 7.30

January 26 Wilmslow Jazz Club with Richard Wetherall, Johnny Hunter and Ed Harrison
Wilmslow Conservative Club

January 31 Five Star Swing
The Brindley, Runcorn

February 4 The Neil Yates Quintet with Huw Warren
MOSTYN, 12 Vaughan St. Llandudno

February 5 RNCM Big Band with guest Ryan Quigley
Southport Melodic Jazz Society, Clifton Hotel

February 8 with Andy Hulme, Ed Harrison and Eryl Roberts
Failsworth Working Mens Club

March 9 with Ed Harrison and Eryl Roberts
Farmers Arms, St Asaph, North Wales

March 12 RNCM Big Band with guest Clark Tracey
Theatre RNCM, 7.30

April 4 with resident trio
Kenilworth Jazz Club, Kenilworth

April 23/24 JazzSmart Improvisation Weekend
Durlston Court

April 26 with Paul Hartley trio
Railway, Stockport

May 2 with Richard Wetherall
Southport Wine Bar, Lord St

May 25 with Boplicity Octet
Victoria Hotel. Menai Bridge

May 29 Mike Hall Quartet with Richard Wetherall
The Railway

June 4/5 JazzSmart Improvisation Weekend
Durlston Court

June 7 Mike Hall Quartet with Richard Wetherall
British Legion, Llay

June 17 Mike Hall Quartet with Sale Grammer Swingers
Waterside Arts, Sale

June 19 with Jerry Tomlinson Trio
Sedgeley Park Rugby Club 1300

June 20 with Andy Hulme, Ed Harrison and Eryl Roberts
Failsworth Working Mens Club

June 26 with Clark Tracey Septet, Ellingtonia
Hawthorne Theatre, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City

July 2 with Robin Dewhurst (duo)
Y Delyn Wine and Tapas Bar, Mold

June 24/25 RNCM Big Band TOO DARN HOT
Theatre, RNCM, 7.30

Valletta, Malta

July 20 with Derek Harris Trio
Head of Steam, Huddersfield

July 25-29 Creative Vacances, Jazz Couse
Berclous, France (FULL)

August 7-13 Sherborne Jazz Course
Sherborne, Dorset

August 29 Robin Joiner Quartet
Cholmondley Castle 1200-1600

September 25 Mike Hall Quartet
The Railway, Stockport 2100

September 27 Mike Hall Quartet
Wilmslow Conservative Club

October 7 Matt Ford and All Stars Big Band
The Plaza, Stockport

November 24 with Richard Wetherall
Dobbies, Southport

November 29 Mike Hall/Steve Waterman Quintet
Wilmslow Conservative Club

Review just come in of recent concert with Pete Long's Ellington band

The Felonious Monks CD, with Criminal Intent, is now available for purchase

WORKSHOPS and COURSES for 2016 slot into place

Tales of the Sun God (my 3 movement saxophone quartet) is now published by Astute Music Read the review in CASS magazine

Duo CD 'Over The Moon' with Dan Whieldon is now available for purchase

'Listen' to Dan Whieldon and I in concert as part of manchester jazz festival.
Right click 'listen' and save

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