Steve Waterman began his career while studying at Trinity College of Music. He is professor of jazz trumpet at The Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College. Steve has his own quintet and in 2003 formed his 18-piece jazz orchestra playing his original compositions. As well as 5 notable albums under his own leadership, he has recorded with the likes of Carla Bley, Mike Garrick, Graham Collier and Alan Barnes. Recent projects include a pairing with fellow trumpeter Bruce Adams; together they present a spectacular concert "A Tribute to Trumpet Kings" backed by The Steve Waterman Jazz Orchestra. Steve’s latest CD "Night Lights" features the music of Gerry Mulligan and Chick Corea.