Jeremy is one of the foremost Bass players on the UK Jazz scene, a member for 10 years with Peter King’s quartet then regularly with British Jazz greats such as Stan Tracey , Bobby Wellins , Bill Le Sage and Irish Guitarist Louis Stewart as well as working and recording with his peers. Jeremy has recorded with numerous UK jazz artists including Gerard Prescencer , Julian Siegel , Anita Wardell, Kate Williams , Dave O’Higgins, Claire Martin, Zoe Rahman, Christine Tobin, Chris Garrick and Rob Barron.
He continues to be a sought after bass player to form part of the rhythm section to back visiting US soloists and has performed in the UK and Europe with many artists including Brad Melhdau , Art Farmer, Deborah Brown, Larry Willis, Jon Hendricks, Benny Golson, Red Holloway, Johnny Griffin, Mark Turner, Jesse Norman, Bruce Barth and Charles McPherson. Jeremy was fortunate enough to record with Charles McPherson in Barcelona in 2015 during a short tour of Spain.
In the mid nineties Jeremy became involved in a project conceived by conducted arranger John Wilson which eventually evolved into the John Wilson Orchestra . The orchestra has had great success and is known for recreating faithfully the golden era of the Hollywood film industry. The orchestra is a regular fixture at the BBC proms and has recorded three albums for EMI. Jeremy is a founding member of this orchestra and appears on all of Wilson’s recordings to date.
Currently a member of the BBC big band, Jeremy enjoys many concerts with visiting artists such as Phil Woods, Joe Lovano, Lalo Shifrin, Bud Shank, Sammy Nestico, Eliane Alias and Bob Brookmeyer. As well as playing Bass for the Skelton Skinner All Stars, Jeremy also plays for the Syd Lawrence Orchestra and was recently asked to be part of an all-star band to back trumpeter Bobby Shew at Ronnie Scott’s.
In 2009 he joined internationally acclaimed Stacey Kent’s group and is a member today touring extensively in five continents. He appears on Kent’s last four recordings and is recording with her for a new orchestral record out soon.
As well as performing, Jeremy is also professor of Jazz Double Bass at the Royal Academy of Music, teaching on residential summer courses for the Global Music Foundation and Loire Music and acts as an external examiner for Trinity-Laban .