steve tromans

James Tartaglia

James Tartaglia teaches at Keele University which is where I met him to talk about how a jazz saxophonist became a senior lecturer in philosophy – and how he has finally brought his two passions together in a band called… Read More ›

JQ Jazz Legends Festival – Sunday

Words and Pictures by John Watson University College Birmingham McIntyre House, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham UK 22-05-2016 The 2016 JQ Jazz Legends Festival wrapped up with some sublimely lovely singing… followed by an astonishing musical thunderstorm. The storm came from the… Read More ›

Lydia Glanville Quartet

Picture and words by Garry Corbett Symphony Hall Cafe Bar, Birmingham UK 22-01-2016 Lydia Glanville at the kit. She led her tight band through a nice mix of self-composed pieces and a number from bass player Trevor Lines. It was Steve… Read More ›

Steve Tromans – May 2015

Regular readers of this site will be familiar with composer, pianist, arranger and researcher Steve Tromans. He has contributed a whole series of Deep Thought pieces, extensions of his academic thesis, and has also featured in Garry Corbett’s Stolen Moments series…. Read More ›