Saxophonist in jazz club debut

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Music student and saxophonist Robin Porter makes his Scarborough Jazz Club debut at ther Cask on Wednesday June 26.

Robin began playing the clarinet when he was nine. By the age of eighteen he had added alto and tenor saxophones.

In 2010 he began his studies at Leeds College of Music under the tutelage of Joel Purnell, Jamil Sheriff and Jim Corry among others.

Last Year Robin performed at a concert at the Steinway Hall representing his college..

Earlier this year, he was awarded the George Murphy Trophy for Jazz Saxophone.

While continuing his studies, Robin is writing and performing with his newly formed Porter Quartet.

Jazz musician Digby Fairweather said of Robin: “His playing is faultless and takes account of all the finest in jazz saxophone playing.”

The Mike Gordon Trio will back Robin, the music starts at 8.45pm and admission is £3.

The Nicola Farnon Trio returns to the venue on July 3. With Nicola’s vocals and bass playing, Piero Tucci’s piano playing all urged on by drummer Phil Johnson, this group is not to be missed.