• Summary
  • Venue
  • Credits


Paul Taylor – trombone, Peter Elsdon – piano, John Marley – bass, Alan Drever-Smith – drums, Matt Smith – sax and Gary Hammond – percussion Jazz trombonist, composer and poet

Paul Taylor first began playing jazz in Hull in the 1970s. Encouraged by many local musicians and band leaders, he was active on the Hull music scene for several years before moving to London, where his reputation soon developed. In recent years, he’s performed with Loose Tubes, Roberto Pla’s Latin Ensemble and the Mingus Big Band.

His Jazz in Hull: People & Places Suite is a tribute to the local performers who encouraged him and to the venues where they played.




94 Alfred Gelder Street
01482 317941


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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 10am-4pm
Tuesday 10am-10pm
Wednesday 10am-10pm
Thursday 10am-10pm
Friday 10am-11am
Saturday 10am-11am
Sunday 11am-5pm

Creative Credits

Part of Hull Jazz Festival, produced by J-Night.

Jazz in Hull is presented in association with Hulljazz and with thanks to Dave Ellis. It was originally commissioned by Humber Mouth in 2014.

This performance of Jazz in Hull: People & Places is dedicated to the memory of Ken Ford.