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Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends

The band has established itself as one of the most respected and entertaining outfits on the British jazz scene, with their adventurous and eclectic repertoire gaining plaudits wherever they perform. Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends have recently headlined at Upton On Severn Jazz Festival, Pershore Jazz Festival, Teignmouth Jazz Festival, Birmingham Jazz Festival, Bromyard Music Festival, Jazz On A Summer’s Day in Blisworth, Wellingborough Jazz Festival, Wantage Jazz Club, Olney Jazz Club, Carlton Music Festival and at The Spice Of Life Jazz Club, one of London’s top jazz venues.


Band Personnel

Tad Newton [trombone/vocals]
Trevor Whiting [clarinet/tenor sax/alto sax/soprano sax, ex Chris Barber Band]
Gary Wood [trumpet/flugelhorn/vocals]
Tomas Pedersen [double bass, ex Hefty Jazz and Danish Symphony Orchestra]
Alan Haughton [piano, Roberts/Exall Quintet, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Terry Lightfoot Band]
Ronnie Fenn [drums]