Ed Gauden / Mark Hansip
Tenor saxophonist Mark Hanslip emerged as a key player on the London jazz scene in the mid-2000s, rehearsing, touring and recording with groups such as Outhouse, Nostalgia 77, Jonathan Bratoeff Quartet and TOM-MIX (featuring the late drummer Tony Marsh), working with major figures including Steve Lacy, Kenny Wheeler and Bob Brookmeyer (as a regular member of Hans Koller's large ensembles) and freelancing with pop bands.
Now based in Manchester, he currently plays with HTrio, folk-jazz group Twelves, drummer/composer Johnny Hunter's group, and as part of the north's rich improvised music scene with Andrew Cheetham, Phils Morton and Marks, Stephen Grew and Otto Willberg.
Drummer Ed Gauden from Bridgnorth in Shropshire, UK, who studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire, is mostly occupied being the unaccredited half of two-piece rock band the Jake Flowers Scandal. He was the main instigator of the band UNschooLED (also including Hanslip) who released a critiically acclaimed CD “Hymns for robots”