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    "One of the best improvising cellists in the UK" The JazzMann

    " A stunning display of cosmopolitan inventiveness" Wakefield Jazz

Long Story Short - Trio/4tet

Upcoming Dates



                 Bezique Trio                                Newham Acoustic                                       13:00 



                                                        Full Calendar


Album coming in 2024......hopefully :-)

Working on it. Updates soon!



Tobie Medland - vioin

Ben Smith - piano

Piano Trio combining canonic works of the classical repertoire with a variety of improvisation and new works



' a cellist-composer she morphs seamlessly from Stephane Grappelli like swing and Bird-like bebop...

a charming kaleidoscope and jazzy showcase of her global folk music-inspired compositions'


'..some of the most inventive use of the cello I’ve heard for some time.'

Kind of Jazz

' a superb set -  a sound world that is at once rooted in the ancient and traditional  musics that it draws from in an utterly contemporary manner that also incorporates modern jazz. 

This is an exceptionally strong leadership debut from a lady that I'm sure we are destined to hear much more from.' Jazzviews

'Smarts playing is particularly remarkable..'


'Fascinating listening, and thought-provoking entertainment for the open-eared"

The Arts Desk


New project exploring the great music of Django Rheinhardt, Richard Galliano, Bireli Lagrene and others....

Stories - a trilogy of Free Imrovisations

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Demi Garcia Sabat - drums

James Arben - saxophone/flute

Out and About....

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