Biography

After moving to London in 2005, George Hogg has quickly become a highly in demand lead and jazz trumpet player.

Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music, he’s performed throughout the UK and worldwide with many established artists and ensembles, such as Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Gloria Estefan, Tito Puente Junior, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, the Stan Sulzmann Big Band and the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra, and is also a member of the Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion.

He’s also recorded for numerous artists, including Little Mix, Olly Murs and Ella Eyre, been featured on TV soundtracks for Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge and plays regularly in theatres throughout London’s West End.

As well as this, he teaches trumpet at the Purcell School in Watford, one of the UKs leading music schools.

“A trumpet star of the future, a thoughtful improviser with a cool and elegant sound, but with plenty of fire in reserve…”

Helen Mayhew, Jazz Broadcaster

Credits

Performance credits include:

Alex Wilson Salsa Con Soul
Back to Basie Big Band
BBC Big Band
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Boyzone
Brian McFadden
Clark Tracey Big Band
Colin Towns’ Mask Orchestra
Culture Club
Curtis Stigers
Dave Hassell’s Apitos
Eric Clapton
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons
Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
Gloria Estefan
Guy Barker Big Band
Howard Jones
Huey Lewis
James Taylor Quartet
Jamie Cullum Big Band
Joss Stone
Kenny Wheeler
Kid Creole & the Coconuts
Kylie Minogue
Laurence Cottle Big Band
Lee Mead
Matt Goss
Mica Paris
Pasadena Roof Orchestra
Ray Gelato
Rebecca Ferguson
Rick Astley
Ronan Keating
Ronnie Scott’s All Stars
Ronnie Scott’s Blues Explosion
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
Skelton Skinner All Stars
Skelton/Skinner All Stars Big Band
Stan Sulzmann Big Band
Syd Lawrence Orchestra
The Fab Faux
Tito Puente Junior
Tom Jones
Van Morrison
X Factor

Recording credits include:

Afro Celt Sound System
Alexander Stewart
Anne-Marie
Aston Merrygold (JLS)
Callum Au Big Band
Carrie Hope Fletcher
Charlie Simpson
Colin Towns
Downton Abbey
Ella Eyre
Engelbert Humperdinck
Gabriel Yared
Iain Mackenzie
Katrina Woolverton
Labrinth/Sia
Little Mix
Manuel Carrasco
Mark Feehily
Mr Selfridge
Nathan Sykes (The Wanted)
Olly Murs
Pedro Abrunhosa
Seal
Sigma/Paloma Faith
Van Morrison

West End work includes:

Aladdin
Bat Out Of Hell
Dreamgirls
Five Guys Named Moe
From Here to Eternity
Funny Girl
Guys & Dolls
Hair
Jersey Boys
Motown the Musical
Strictly Ballroom
The Last Tango
The Rat Pack
The Tina Turner Musical
White Christmas
Wicked
Young Frankenstein

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