Saxophonist Rob Townsend play Chandos Arms Jazz
A first appearance at the Chandos for saxophonist Rob Townsend who’s performed with many notable jazz artists such as Eddie Henderson, Sam Rivers, Django Bates, Mark Lockheart, Iain Ballamy and Tim Garland. He plays regularly with organist James Taylor and Arnie Somogyi’s award winning band Ambulance. On the rock scene he’s appeared with Rick Wakeman, Bill Bruford and played with Robbie Williams at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert. He’s a member of legendary Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett’s band, touring the world’s most iconic major venues. Rob appears on more than 10 CDs and DVDs with Steve Hackett.
As a composer, he has scored 8 computer games for companies such as Sony, Disney, and Supermassive Games. Rob has written music for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five and Discovery. In 2011 he wrote the music for Mechanical Musical Marvel which was nominated for BAFTA in the best Childrens’ animation category.
with Mike Gorman: piano • Jeremy Shoham: sax • Phil Scragg: bass • Rick Finlay: drums