Hugh Pascall is an award-winning trumpet player and composer from a musical family, born in Nottingham in 1983. He studied on the prestigious Royal Academy of Music jazz degree course with Gerard Presencer on a Full Entrance Scholarship, graduating in 2006 with a 1st class BMus (hons) and LRAM teaching diploma. He was the Academy’s 2005 Scott Philbrick Jazz Prize Winner and one of the first Sir Elton John Scholarship holders, studying also at the Paris Conservatoire for one year as part of the Erasmus programme.

“An outstanding soloist” – London Jazz News

“Exemplary hard bop” – Jazz Journal

“The most beautiful, elegant and melodic delivery I know” – London Jazz News

“Pascall impresses with fluent, lyrical solos that unfold gradually and gracefully” – The Jazzmann

His professional career as a trumpet player and composer has taken him around the world, working with a great variety of artists and productions. Details of his performance and release history are outlined on his CV and a showreel of commercial composition work for film, TV and advertising is also available, both on request.