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15 - 24 November 2024


Alexandra Ridout/Iver Cardas

Alexandra Ridout/Iver Cardas

Wed 16 November 2022

Stage time / 8:30pm

Doors / 8:00pm

Celebrating the Jazz Clubs


Jazz at the Oxford,
Assembly House
292-294 Kentish Town Road
BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year Alexandra Ridout is joined by Norwegian guitarist Iver Cardas, both over from New York for the festival.

Alex Ridout - Trumpet
Iver Cardas - Guitar
Conor Chaplin - Bass
TBC - Drums

Alexandra Ridout, Jazz Trumpeter, UK, is currently studying her Masters Degree at the Manhattan School of Music. She recently went on European Tour with the Grammy nominated, Blue Note signed all star band Artemis.
Alexandra was crowned the winner of the BBC Young Musician Jazz Award 2016 and noted in ‘The shape of jazz to come: who to look out for in 2018’ in Jazzwise magazine.
In 2018 Alexandra won The British Jazz Awards ‘Rising Star’ category. In October 2019 Alexandra was named one of ‘London’s Most Influential People’ under 25 and was a Parliamentary Jazz Awards nominee in 2020.
Alexandra joined British jazz luminary Clark Tracey’s latest Quintet in 2017 who performed regularly promoting their most recent album ‘No Doubt’.
She has performed with ECM artist Kit Downes, and world renowned Jason Brown.
She was chosen for the JEN Sisters in Jazz Collegiate Combo 2021.
Alexandra released her debut EP ‘Remote Duets’ in 2020.
She has featured on various albums.
Alexandra fronts her own Quintet, who have recently recorded their debut album.
In 2022 she performed around Europe with award winning pianist Pablo Held and with Star Bass player Orlando Le Fleming’s band ‘Romantic Funk’.
Alexandra performed at the Jazz Gallery in New York with Dayna Stephen’s Custom Deluxe.
She has been invited to perform at the Festival of New Trumpet Music in NYC 2022.

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