Loren Hignell

Loren gained a First in Music from Anglia University in 1994 before studying a postgraduate course in Jazz and Studio Music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

A Saxophonist Loren has toured all over Europe with big bands such as Ray McVay’s Glenn Miller UK, GMMO, BBC Big Band and in the backing band for many Jamaican Reggae Artists; primarily Max Romeo but also Big Youth, Gregory Isaacs, Mikey Dread and Little Roy.

Venues include Royal Albert Hall, QEH, Royal Festival Hall, The Radio Theatre at BBC Broadcasting House, The Savoy Theatre (with the Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas) and the London Palladium.

Session work has included work in many major London recording studios including Metropolis, Pinewood, Angel and Triple X for many bands including Gloworm, Code Red and Ouch!.

Loren currently plays with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Barisons Swing Band and many smaller groups, jazz and pop for public and private performances.