JOHN HORLER

JOHN HORLER - JAZZ PIANIST

John Horler is a Class Act. A mainstay of the UK jazz over the past half century he graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a LRAM, which later was added to with an ARAM for services to music. As with many on the jazz scene his initial workload were sessions and the plethera of pub gigs around Londonbut he was soon working accompanying many a visiting American jazz star such as Bob Brookmeyer, Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Art Farmer, Pepper Adams, Bud Shank, and Shorty Rodgers and one of the most memorable working with Chet Baker for a week subsequently featured on a recently released live album.

Probably best known for his aquaintace withe the Dankworths, Sir John and Dame Cleo he also colaborrated highly successfully with Pete King, Tommy Whittle, Tony Coe and the late great Ronnie Ross.

His debut on Trio Records is a stunning solo album commisioned by his wife, Poppy.