Lara Jones is an award winning saxophonist, composer and producer based in London. She was Jerwood Arts Jazz Encounter Fellow 2020-2022 and recipient of Help Musician’s UK’s Peter Whittingham Jazz Award 2021. She is also alumni of Manchester Jazz Festival’s talent development programme’s ‘hothouse’ and ‘level up’. She recently featured a groundbreaking guest mix on Mary Anne Hobbs’ BBC 6 Music show, Lara is on the cutting edge of experimental music, both in and out of jazz.
She is a member of avant garde trio J Frisco. Lara contrasts high energy pulsating electronics with minimal soundscapes with saxophone & synths; using live processing and field recordings to build structures and stories in her work. Her work has been featured across BBC 6 music & BBC Radio 3.