Duncan Eagles

Saxophone

 

Duncan Eagles a London-based saxophonist who performs regularly at venues and festivals all over the world.

As well as running his own groups, Duncan is also very much in demand as a sideman, and has performed with some of the top names and bands in the music world including Gary Husband, Zara McFarlane, Melt Yourself Down, Mark Mondesir, Ola Onabule and Janek Gwizdala to name a few.

Duncan also performs in the award winning Ollie Howell Quintet, again also appearing on his debut album released worldwide on Whirlwind Recordings and his latest album 'Self Identity' due for release on Ropeadope Records 2016.

As well as his extensive performing career, Duncan is also a tutor on the Dordogne International Jazz Summer School and he also holds a residency every Monday evening at London's award winning jazz club The Hideaway, where he runs a workshop, followed by a jam session. This session has been a regular fixture on the London jazz scene since 2010, attracting younger aspiring musicians as well as established professionals.

Duncan is a prolific artist playing with several projects and is also recognized for his work with critically acclaimed band, Partikel whose album (one of four) Cohesion was hailed as one of the top 10 releases of 2012; another making it into the European Jazz Network Charts and chosen as one of the Daily Telegraph's best albums of 2015. In 2017 they were nominated for a parliamentary jazz award in the category of "Best Jazz Ensemble".

“A rising star of British Jazz” Kevin LeGendre BBC Radio 3