‘Supremely gifted trumpet and flugelhorn player’ (Jazz FM)
Miguel Gorodi is a London based trumpet player, composer and teacher working across a broad spectrum of jazz and improvised music. He leads several ensembles playing music that reflects his interests in contemporary and traditional ideas in Jazz. Gorodi released his debut album Apophenia on Ubuntu in 2019 featuring his original compositions for Nonet. His versatility has seen him work across many styles of music with musicians and projects such as Ian Shaw, Jamie Callum, BBC Big Band, Barry Green, SEED Ensemble, Yazz Ahmed, Femi Temowo, The London Jazz Orchestra, Smitty’s House Band, London City Big Band, Hackney Colliery Band, The Ticklers, Riot Jazz and many others. He has performed in Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Hungary, Ireland, Russia, Monaco and across the UK.
Born in Spain in 1990, Gorodi also grew up in Saudi Arabia and Thailand before moving to England in 2006 upon winning a music scholarship at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset. He moved to London in 2008 to study Jazz Trumpet at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He is now part of the Jazz faculty at Guildhall where he teaches classes and 1-1s.