Digital EP available at https://joenorthwood.bandcamp.com/album/tuk-tuk
Joe Northwood – Saxophone
Aidan Thorne – Double Bass
Award winning bass player Aidan Thorne has been a creative force on the Welsh music scene for many years. He runs his own band Duski which will release their debut album with Cambrian Records towards the end of 2016. He also keeps busy touring internationally with Slowly Rolling Camera, Burum and Khamira. Alongside his busy performing schedule Aidan also is an in demand session musician and can be heard on the music of David Ian Roberts, Julie Murphy and the soundtrack to the BBC series ‘Hinterland’ to name a few recent projects.
As well as a performer Aidan also teaches in schools and at the University of South Wales as a bass and ensemble tutor. Aidan and Joe have worked together for 8 years and the new project Tuk Tuk brings their experiences together for an exciting sound.
Paolo Adamo – Drums
Since moving to Bristol in 2012, Italian native Paolo, has become a highly sought session drummer. Known in the area for being a member of the Bristol Afro-beat band “Mankala” and many other musical project like, Empyreal 4TeT, Ibou Tall and Jazzmates, The Bristol European Jazz Ensemble and Arketta.
He has performed with some of the UK’s top players, such as Andy Sheppard, Jake McMurchie, John Law Ben Waghorn, Andy Hague, Kevin Figes and James Gardiner Bateman.
Paolo and Joe met in 2015 at a jam session at one of Bristol’s most vibrant venues, The Canteen. Over the past year have grown a strong musical relationship, meeting on various gigs, culminating in the formation of Tuk Tuk.