Martin Shaw

MARTIN SHAW is in demand for live performances and studio dates.  A graduate of Royal Academy of Music and Berklee College of Music in Boston, Martin returned to London to finish his studies at the Guildhall School of Music with a postgraduate course in jazz and studio music. The University of Central England in Martin’s native Birmingham appointed him professor of Jazz Trumpet in 2001 and he continues to tutor the next generation of would-be trumpeters, playing and touring extensively in his own right as well as having worked with many leading jazz artists including Cleo Laine, John Dankworth, Pete King, Dick Morrisey, Steve Waterman, Tim Garland and numerous big bands including the BBC Big Band.  Along with session and T.V. work Martin still finds time to perform with classical ensembles and in West End shows and has also recorded, performed live and toured extensively with various pop artists including Sting, Jamiroquai, Natalie Cole, Jools Holland, Gorillaz, Paul Young and the Brand New Heavies.