Commissioned compositions and arrangements (selection):
Music for ‘La Dama No Es un Caballo’ for Amati CEM, first performed at Teatro Isabela Católica, Granada, Spain in June 1992.
‘Cuba, Es Navidad!’ for Sefton Music Service, first performed at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in December 2000.
String arrangements for Susan Hedges’ Faces Without Names album, 2004.
'Festival Samba'. In Real Book North West (2007), Astute Music Ltd.
'Here's Hoping...'. In Real Book North West (2007), Astute Music Ltd.
‘11th Hour Blues’ for the Grand Union Orchestra, performed at Hackney Empire Theatre, London, 11 November 2011.
‘El Barranco Francés’ for Mindset Ensemble, 2016.
'El Barranco Francés' arranged for the Jazz Flute Big Band and premiered at the EFG London Jazz Festival, November 2016 (link to article on this event: http://flutejournal.com/jazz-flute-big-band-uk-to-appear-at-london-jazz-festival/
Recordings and broadcasts (selection):
White Train (The Hollow Men). Evensong Records EVNG 305 CD 1990
Faces Without Names (Susan Hedges). Susan Hedges 2004
Put Your Weapons Down (Mamadou & the Libidor Band). 2005
Biorritmo (BarrioViejo). BAV CD1 2007
BarrioViejo performance broadcast on BBC Radio July 2007
Tom Sykes Quartet broadcast on Radio Cubelles April 2008
Live BBC Radio broadcast with Mamadou Diaw, May 2009
Mes Etats D’Ame (Gobble De Gook). 2011
Natural (Jazzul). Gorvijac Music/Marlee Records GORCD039 2012
Trio Nay & Friends (Trio Nay). 2016
Live BBC Radio broadcast with Phil Shotton and Chris James, March 2017
Links to a selection of recordings/videos:
Interview with Michael Swerdlow of Liverpool Jazz for their monthly programme on Liverpool Community Radio (November 2016 edition): http://www.spreaker.com/user/liverpooljazz
'All the Things You Are', Afternoon Tea Jazz at Dobbie's (Southport), March 2014:
Tracks by Sonorous Quartet:
Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Now's the Time':
Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Footprints':
Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Time and Tide':
Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Festival Samba':
Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), March 2016 - 'Norwegian Wood':
Trio Nay - for video clips see Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Trionay
Tracks by Trio Nay: https://soundcloud.com/trionayuk
Some old stuff on MySpace: https://myspace.com/tomsykesquartet/music/songs