Theo Travis Quartet


Date: 3 December 2019
End Date: 3 December 2019
Type: open

TIME: 8.30 – 11.00PM


Theo Travis – sax/flute
Mike Outram – guitar
Ross Stanley – Hammond Organ
Asaf Sirkis – drums


Theo Travis was born in Birmingham but has been London based for over 20 years where he has established himself as one of the finest tenor sax players on the British jazz scene. He leads his own quartet, has recorded ten albums as leader having composed, arranged and produced the material and performed all over the UK as well as at Ronnie Scott’s Club in London over 75 times. He is increasingly known as one of the top saxophone and flute players in the world in Progressive music and has appeared as featured soloist on over 120 albums. With guitarist Robert Fripp he formed Travis & Fripp in 2007 and the duo have toured internationally and recorded 5 albums which Travis co-wrote and produced. He has been a member of Soft Machine since 2006, taking over from the late Elton Dean, and since then he has co-written and co-produced their 4 albums as well as toured Europe, Japan and Brazil. Travis has performed and recorded extensively with Steven Wilson as featured soloist, and they have worked on 23 albums together. Travis also was a member of Gong from 1999 to 2009 and in 2015 he joined David Gilmour’s band for the ‘Rattle that Lock’ tour. Travis has also performed and recorded with David Sylvian, Bill Nelson, Roger Eno, Keith Tippett, Harold Budd, Steve Hillage, John Etheridge, Tony Coe  and Mick Karn. In 2014 he wrote his first book ‘Twice around the world’, a diary of blogs from the Steven Wilson world tours of 2012/13 and he has appeared as a walk on artist in film and TV such as ‘Notting Hill’, the Bond movie ‘Die Another Day’ and ‘Foyle’s War’. In 2015 he released his latest solo album ‘Transgression’ (Esoteric). He lives in London with his wife, son and 16 saxes and flutes.


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Photo by Peter Hartl