Tom Gimson

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London based saxophonist and composer. One half of Masque Collective. Often disguised as a photographer.

Tom is a London based saxophonist, composer and fellow of the Guildhall School, currently under the tutelage of John Harle and Laurence Crane. Tom performs in a wide variety of projects and ensembles including his own contemporary music ensemble Masque Collective, and is the baritone saxophonist in the Quantum Saxophone Quartet. His active interest in contemporary music has lead him to perform in Milton Court; the Wigmore Hall; Tête a Tête opera festival; the London Jazz festival; BBC Radio 3’s Total Immersion series; Steve Reich’s 80th birthday weekend at the Barbican; and appeared as a soloist in the Barbican Concert Hall, performing Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Two Memorials. Furthermore, Tom performs in horn sections with various bands, which has included joining Bastille on their 2016 arena tour, as well as recording several live sessions with them. When not engaged musically, Tom works as a photographer, camera operator and retoucher, and is assistant the photographer Ian Dingle.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Classical, Musical theatre, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Opera, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk rock, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Noise music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Saxophone, Composer
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Producer, Transcription, Orchestrator, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader
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From customers:

The G, 2 years ago

Harle performs his arrangement of an Albinoni concerto – played in tight harmonies as a duet with Guildhall student Tom Gimson on soprano

London N, 2 years ago

a speedy Albinoni Double Concerto movement by the impressive, and impressively relaxed fourth year student Tom Gimson

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