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Richard Huxley The BASCA award winning James Hamilton's debut EP. Not a lot of Jazz in my collection, but this is well worth a punt. ;) Favorite track: Riding Crops are not a Plaything.
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    Download this 4 track EP (plus bonus tracks) for what you can afford or you feel it's worth.

    By buying this you are helping fund our physical CD, The Causeway Suite, which will be launched at Seven Arts Centre, Leeds on 9th May 2010.

    It is only with your support that all this is possible thankyou in advance for your help. Please feel free to get in touch with me through any of the following, it's always great to hear from people.


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This download only EP was recorded live at Leeds College of Music on 3rd December 2009 and is made up of a series of compositions (experiments) that led to me writting a suite for big band (The Causeway Suite) which will be released for download and physical release 9th May 2010.

Funded with help from Jazz Yorkshire


released February 10, 2010

all tracks written and arranged by James Hamilton

Performed by,

Jim Corry
James Russell
Simon Kaylor
Ben Mallinder
Emma Frampton

Gaz Smith
Sean Hollis
Steve Parry
Reuben Fowler
Simon Nixon

Stuart Garside
Matt Ball
Kyle Shiels
Rosie Nichol

FLUTE - Katie Hawcutt

Jami Sheriff (Piano)
Nick Tyson (Guitar)
Garry Jackson (Bass)
Kris Wright (Drums)

Recorded live at The Venue, Leeds College of Music, by Barkley McKay. Mixed by Barkley McKay at Valley Wood Studio.

Funded with help from Jazz Yorkshire


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James Hamilton Jazz Orchestra Leeds

Northern Irish born, Leeds based composer/trumpet player. The orchestra was set up ages ago and has been the agent of ruin on my life ever since. I got into jazz for the money, fame and girls, unfortunately I was well over half a century too late. In 2011 the orchestra won a British Composers Award, 2 Jazz Yorkshire awards and a partridge in a pear tree, the search for money and fame continues. ... more

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