Performing @ Chatsworth Road Festival September 2014

Press Quotes

Eccentric Big Band Swing” - Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra described by Paul Pace, London Jazz Festival 2015

“Tragic, hilarious, dark and downright bizarre” Andrew Linham Jazz Orchestra audience member

“The lineage from Kenny Garrett is evident. Whether on rapid-fire or slow-burn setting, Linham is a musician of tremendous invention and flow.” - Robert Shore Jazzwise May 2012.

“The familiar numbers are in the safe hands of Andrew Linham’s superb band, proudly wearing red sparkly bowlers, with pit prop bric-a-brac spilling over into their house too.”

- The Reviews Hub - Our House 2016

MIMIKA Review @ London Jazz Festival (2015)
a memorable solo from clarinettist Andrew Linham

“...The band and the audience did not allow Andrew Linham to end his baritone sax solo on Thad Jones’ ‘Three In One’ until his breathe finally ran out.” - Ian Maund Jazzwise review of London City Big Band at Ronnie Scotts - full article here. September 2014

On this CD Andrew reveals himself to be a composer of distinction and an outstanding alto player” -Lance Liddle - REVIEW of ‘Abandoned Silence - Andrew Linham Quartet’.

"He ratcheted up the intensity until he was channelling Kenny Garrett through a firestorm of his own fertile imagination that left club goers open-mouthed..... There are more than enough reasons to catch [him] again. Very soon." Jon Newey, Jazzwise, February 2011.

"Very Impressive" - Jazz UK review of Dusty Ice Cream @ Leeds International Jazz Conference 2010.

‘Shiva’, raised the temperature again with Andrew Linham really digging in on alto." Trevor Bannister, LondonJazz review of Michael Garrick Big Band @ Ronnie Scotts August 2011.

“...a pub pianist who would have been very much at home in the Ten Bells.” Michael Gray review of ‘Paper Planes’ 2014.

Having an excellent time playing their own brand of semi-political futurist space jazz... chaotic exuberant set of improvisations...” Jazz Breakfast @ Love Supreme 2014.

“Latin-Jazz with creativity far beyond the call of duty.” - Jazz UK [Brian Priestley]

This band sounds Killing! Great compositions and playing.” - Tango Siempre

Leeds Latin Jazz Young Lions” - DJ Lubi

“I’ll tell you what, Yoruba are amazing.” - DJ Gib.

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