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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

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

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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