Kevin Figes

Instrument: Jazz flute and saxophone

Kevin has lead and written for his own quartet since the early ‘90s. In 2001 he studied jazz at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 2007 he had a CD released on the prestigious Edition record label and has released one CD per year since then, receiving good reviews in the national music press. His quartet has toured nationally with support from Jazz Services and has had widespread radio play (including BBC Radio 3)

Other artists Kevin has performed with include Keith Tippett (performances in Portugal and Canada and a 2004 BBC Radio 3 broadcast from Norwich festival), a CD release on the Ogun label, and the Brazilian band Sirius B, with whom he played flute (including Montreux jazz festival, Jazz cafe London).

Kevin has also co- lead and written for a fifteen piece big band 'Resonation', worked with Edition label boss Dave Stapleton (Cheltenham Festival, Pizza Express London), and with leading UK guitarist Mike Outram.

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