"Truly a unique new voice." - JAZZ FM
"Ravishing" - The Guardian
"All the energy and assurance of a Kansas City veteran" - The Sunday Times
Pete Horsfall is an award winning jazz trumpet player and vocalist, based in the UK. Steeped in the blues, bebop and swing, his singular and unique musical vision has seen him featured regularly as a guest on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3 and Jazz FM.
As a trumpet soloist he has performed at a huge array of prestigious venues and festivals throughout the world, including London's Royal Albert Hall, New York's Lincoln Center, Paris' Duc Des Lombards, The North Sea Jazz Festival and Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club amongst many others.
Pete's current projects include the vocal trio FLIGHT CALL (alongside Georgia Cecile and L.A. Daniels), MIGHTY LIKE THE BLUES (with the legendary guitarist Jim Mullen) and BEYOND CATEGORY, a unique exploration of Duke Ellington's music. He is also a founding member of the Kansas Smitty's House Band and can be found as a member of Joe Stilgoe's 'Entertainers' ensemble and many of Guy Barker's orchestral projects.
He has also recorded and performed with acts including DJ Premier, De La Soul, Kurt Elling, Jamie Cullum and Friendly Fires among many others. A passionate jazz educator, Pete has led masterclasses and workshops at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Trinity Laban Conservatoire and the University of Cambridge.