Jazz in the Round

Theon Cross

30 / 06 / 2017
Theon Cross

Theon Cross has quickly made a name for himself providing his own unique brand of swaggering Tuba Bass in jazz and various other styles of music. Most significantly for the award winning four-piece Sons of Kemet. He has also worked with a range of other well known musicians including Jon Batiste & Stay Human, Pharoe Monch, Emile Sande and Kano.

In addition to his work as a sideman he skilfully leads his own powerful and danceable group, exploring a range of musical styles from dancehall to grime. His debut release 'Aspirations' was one of the most impactful releasee of 2015 putting him up for two nominations for Best Instrumentalist of the year( Jazz Fm Awards 2016) and Best Jazz Newcomer (Parliamentary Awards 2016)

"Incredible"- Gilles peterson

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