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The Elephant Inn • 283 Ballards Lane • London • N12 8NR
020 8343

“The jazz was amazing… five stars to you and the Elephant Inn”

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Sunday 7 July 2024
Doors open 6pm (if possible please arrive in good time to be in your seat by 7pm, and to avoid the rush on food & drink orders).

Performance times: 7–9.15pm


Students/unwaged: turn up on the night and pay what you can

7 July:

saxophonist Tom Ridout


“fiery, focussed soloing by impressive tenor saxophonist Tom Ridout” Jazzwise

Tom Ridout is an award-winning saxophonist and recorder player who has quickly risen to prominence on the London jazz scene. A graduate of the prestigious Royal Academy of Music, Tom has won several accolades, including the Help Musicians Peter Whittingham Jazz Award and the Lancaster Jazz Festival Youth Jazz Commission.

He is a prolific composer who has released his debut album No Excuses to great critical acclaim. With a unique energy and creativity in his performances, Tom has performed with some of the biggest names in jazz including Gregory Porter, Nikki Iles, Gwilym Simcock, and Dave Holland. He also performs with bands such as The James Taylor Quartet, Clark Tracey, Patchwork Jazz Orchestra and Tristan Mailliot’s Chick Corea Project and has played at some of the most iconic venues in the UK. His dedication to his craft and passion for music make him one of the most exciting young musicians in the industry today.

For anyone who loves jazz, Tom Ridout is a musician you won’t want to miss. With his incredible talent, boundless creativity, and passion for the music, he’s a true force to be reckoned with in the jazz world.

“Names to note: … the very persuasive Tom Ridout on tenor” London Jazz News

with Chris Eldred: keys • Phil Scragg: bass • Jeremy Shoham: sax • Rick Finlay: drums



The Elephant Inn, 283 Ballards Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8NR • UK



020 8361 0265

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