Compositions and recordings

 

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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maXS40c6GMk

 

Tracks by Sonorous Quartet:

https://soundcloud.com/sonorousquartet

 

Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Now's the Time':

https://youtu.be/V2YGKv4e4OI

 

Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Footprints':

https://youtu.be/4KgqUChEshQ

 

Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Time and Tide':

https://youtu.be/OLt-21jRsDY

 

Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), February 2015 - 'Festival Samba':

https://youtu.be/KtIF6_Oy7dw

 

Sonorous Quartet at the Hillary Step (Manchester), March 2016 - 'Norwegian Wood':

https://www.facebook.com/sonorousquartet/videos/1275026045844115/?pnref=story

 

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

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