Gareth Lumbers is a versatile and vibrant Saxophonist. A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama he continues to record both Saxophone/Flute and tour internationally with Myles Sanko and records sessions for producers & bands such as Emre Turkmen from synth-pop band 'Years and Years', BBC and Warner Brothers from his home-studio. Regular television appearances include BBC's 'The Voice', Michael McIntyre's Big Show and WDR Germany. Gareth has played across Europe and beyond with artists and venues such as
Cologne Philharmonie Hall
Luxembourg Philharmonie Hall
Salle De Pleyel, Paris
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Marciac Jazz Festival
Nice Jazz Festival
Casa De Musica, Porto
Duc De Lombard, Paris
New Morning, Paris
This has seen Gareth playing in front of hundreds to thousands of people all over Europe, from Blue Note Jazz Club in Milan to The ''Jazz In Duke Town'' Jazz festival in Holland, as well as sessions for live radio in Holland (Radio 6) and Italy (Radio 2) and Germany, and has also been privileged to share the same stage with Miles Davis Sax legend Bill Evans and superb bassist Christian McBride.
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Recently Gareth has been running workshops alongside L.A Trumpet star Willie Murillo of Gordon Goodwin Phat Band fame at both Uppingham and Oakham Schools HMC Schools.
Being a committed educator, Gareth is a regular tutor at some most prestigious schools in the country teaching Saxophone and leading workshops/masterclasses in performance, improvisation and ensemble playing.