Alicia Gardener-Trejo is a Birmingham-based multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator. She has collaborated with artists including Percy Pursglove, Jeff Williams, Natalie Sandtorv, Jason Singh, Mark Sanders, Faye MacCalman and Paul Dunmall, and is a member of Surge Orchestra, Gospel Revisited Project, Reworkestra and Birmingham Jazz Orchestra. Gardener-Trejo’s own bands include the 12 piece ensemble Bobtail (debut EP Frolic released 2016) and collaborative improvised music trio Bobhowler (debut EP Figures released 2020). As a composer she been commissioned to write for the Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra, Surge Orchestra and B:Music and has featured on recordings played on BBC Radio 3, JazzFM, BBC Scotland and BBC6Music.
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