"Oh my God, it doesn't get much better than this... amazing, ridiculously talented young jazz group, fronted by a dazzling vocalist." Steven Berkoff
"London Red are a sensation - fabulous fun and real music - and very sexy too in the widest sense of the word - watch out: they will be big." Simon Woodroffe OBE - Founder of YO! and original BBC Dragon
Performing latin, soul and funk version of jazz standards as well as some of their own compositions, talented jazz band London Red, who have an average age of just 19, already have a string of prestigious gigs under their belts and red braces at venues all over London and abroad.
On keys, Greg Evain specialises in boogie-woogie and blues. He was nominated "Young Talent 2011" at Les Nuits du Jazz, Nantes. An honours music graduate at Le Catho, Angers, he is now pursuing a post-graduate diploma at Trinity Laban and plays with several groups including Blue 7 and Trinity Jazz Ensemble.
On bass, Arthur O'Hara also studies at Trinity Laban. His eclectic taste in music covers the full spectrum, from jazz to folk, rock 'n' soul and funk. He plays bass with Dr Schwamp and Yesa Sikyi.
On drums, James Dancer studies jazz performance at Trinity Laban. He also plays with Out of the Loop and NYJO Academy and recently played for Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet and at the London Jazz Festival.
On trumpet and vocals, Freddie Benedict has sung solos at the Royal Festival Hall, Krakow Filharmonia and Glyndebourne and has a choral scholarship to Kings College London. He is lead male singer and part-time vocal coach with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.
Band leader and on sax, Alex Dugan has reached diploma level on soprano, tenor and baritone sax. His sax quartet became Pro Corda National Champions in 2012, the same year he became Trinity Musician of the Year. Now studying at the L.S.E., he plays with the University of London Big Band.