Paul Westwood’s Jazz FX features bass guitarist Paul Westwood and band playing a style of music that includes creative themes, powerful moods, and distinctive performances. The group is particularly influenced by jazz, blues, rock, funk, Latin and world music.
Bass Guitar / Paul Westwood
Percussion / Rob Hervais-Adelman
Keyboards /Dan Edwards
For more information about Paul's work and to book a performance contact:
Tel: 07522 695979
Artistic Director/Bass Guitarist
Paul Westwood is ‘one of the most in-demand bass players of our time’ (Mel Bay). He has worked with a range of well-known musicians such as David Bowie, Elton John, George Michael, George Benson, Jose Carreras, Hot Chocolate, Al Jarreau, Janet Jackson, Tom Jones, Justin Hayward, Nik Kershaw, Peter Green, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Madonna, Luciano Pavarotti, Vangelis, Wayne Shorter, Hans Zimmer. His success has made him one of the most sought-after session musicians of the London music scene.
Dan is a versatile keyboard player who is based in London, UK. He has gained extensive professional experience performing at venues and festivals throughout the UK and abroad. These include: Blues Fest at The Royal Albert Hall and O2 Arena, 100 club, 606, Secret Garden Party, Hop Farm and Love Box. TV and radio appearances include: RTE1, ‘The Late Late Show’, BBC radio London ‘Robert Elms’, BBC radio 2 ‘The Paul Jones Show’. He has worked with artists such as BBB and the LiMiTs (Mascot Label), Paloma Faith, and Marcus Collins (X- factor), as well as music legends Young Jessie, Roddy Jackson and The Teenagers.
Percussionist and Drummer
Rob grew up in South London and studied drum kit and percussion at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
He has worked with artists and bands including James Arthur, Lighthouse Family, Wendy James (Transvision Vamp), Isabella Summers (Florence And The Machine), Diane Charlemagne (Goldie, Netsky, S.P.Y), London Contemporary Voices, Dionne Bennett (Slowly Rolling Camera), and Mullaha.
He has performed internationally and in UK venues including the Royal Festival Hall, The Southbank Centre, The Jazz Café, The Union Chapel, and festivals including Wilderness, Boomtown, Bestival, Shambala, and Hop Farm.
He is well-known nationally and internationally, having toured with artists such as Naughty by Nature, Shabba Ranks and Mary J Blige. As part of the UK hip-hop pioneering group Hard II KILL, their EP ‘Massacre’ was featured on an MTV special with Fab Five Freddy. Using his hip-hop influence as a turntablist, he incorporates all forms of music through DJ’ing jazz,funk, soul, Afro-Beats and UK grime. He is a master at fusing all elementsof music, rhythm and digital sounds that are both sampled and abstract. DJ Sterling delivers live mixes on the fly, creating
soundscapes that you can’t help but nod your head and dance to. He has been resident DJ for many clubs and bars over the years, as well as appearing at major festivals in the UK.