Sean Payne – Alto saxophone
James Copus – Trumpet
Ivo Neame – Piano
Freddie Jensen – Double bass
Kai Craig – Drum kit
‘Sean is a fantastic player and has great ears; and he can swing!’ – Susan Brecker
Since performing in the final of the first ever BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year (2014) at the age of 13, Sean has worked as regularly as a freelance musician around the UK.
Sean was a member of Clark Tracey’s Quintet 2017-2020 and alongside that, has had sideman experience working with musicians such as Gwilym Simcock, Laurence Cottle, Pablo Held, Nigel Hitchcock, Kit Downes and Mark Nightingale.
In 2018, Sean was a semi-finalist in the Michael Brecker International Saxophone Competition.
Sean has studied at the Purcell School, Royal Academy of Music and the Hochschule Für Musik Tanz Köln.