The UK's foremost jazz composer. He has led and composed for a succession of big bands, orchestras and small groups since the 1960s, often working on the boundary between jazz and classical music.
'Mike Westbrook is a master of jazz orchestration. He can suggest a carnival, a ballroom or a greasy back street with a few cunningly placed notes. The full effect is awe inspiring'.
'An exhilarating contemporary spin on the big band tradition’ (The Guardian)
'Britain's most innovative Big Band leader' (The Wire).
Official website westbrookjazz.co.uk