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Alan Haughton

Alan studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he was a prizewinner, and where he performed both solo and concerto concerts in the Dukes Hall, studying with Leslie England and Max Pirani.

He has held various teaching posts and was Deputy Head at Hazeldene School, Bedford for many years. He also taught jazz and classical piano at Bedford High School. He now just concentrates on performing.

Alan is an established composer/performer and has had over sixty albums published by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Kevin Mayhew Publishers and Oxford University Press.

In addition to his classical work he has been musical director for Annie Get Your Gun, Cabaret, No, No,Nanette and Blood Brothers.He is an established jazz pianist having worked with John Dankworth, the Terry Lightfoot Band, The Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Three Men on Third, Tad Newton's Jazz Friends, Richard Exall, Amy Roberts, Roy Williams, Alan Barnes, Denise Gordon, Simon Spillett, Greg Abate,Tina May to name but a few, as well as running his own band.

Alan also runs the
Olney Jazz Club which is held at The Carlton House Club, Olney on the first Tuesday in every month.