Love Supreme reigns supreme...

Love Supreme reigns supreme...

AL: I've just got back home from another great Love Supreme fest, where we saw some great artists, hung out, and of course also played some music!

Here's the evidence click "Launch Related Site" to check out a video of a big guitar solo. I played with Tim Garland's band,...

Carlos Ezequiel @ Ronnie's, Flora & Airto

Carlos Ezequiel @ Ronnie's, Flora & Airto

AL: I just finished a 4-night run at Scott's with some amazing musicians from Brazil. Carlos Ezequiel put together a band with Vitor Alcantara (tenor sax) and Ronan Guilfoyle on acoustic bass guitar. We had an exciting 4 nights supporting Airto Moreira and hanging a little with Flora Purim too!...

Thanks Gothenburg!

Thanks Gothenburg!

We're back from a successful trip to Gothenburg, Sweden. It was great to play The Nefertiti Club for the first time. We'll have the video evidence very soon...

Mark Lettieri/Ant Law/Nelson Veras Masterclass

Mark Lettieri/Ant Law/Nelson Veras Masterclass

1 week today Ant will lead a masterclass which also features the mighty Mark Lettieri (of Snarky Puppy fame, but do check out his solo work) and Paris-residing Brazilian guitar hero Nelson Veras. There are a couple of spaces left...

European tour - October 2019!

Very excited to announce we'll be heading to Germany for some concerts towards the end of this year. We'll be in Kempen with the exact album 5tet lineup: Michael Chillingworth, Ivo Neame, Tom Farmer & James Maddren. Can't wait!

More dates announced very soon...

Great LJN Review from Bristol Jazz Fest

Great LJN Review from Bristol Jazz Fest

"The pastoral flavoured Harvest stood out among the new songs, infusing Law’s remarkable technique with real feeling."

Jon Turney & Peter Slavid attended the concert and wrote this (and other nice things) about it for London Jazz News - have a read.

Listen in the sky!

Listen in the sky!

You can now listen to Life I Know on all BA long haul flights - thanks everyone who has sent us images of them listening. Thanks BA!

Review in German mag JazzThing!

Review in German mag JazzThing!

Olaf Maikopf wrote some lovely Deutsche words about Life I Know - thanks Olaf!

Google Translate says: Born in Saudi Arabia in 1983, the British guitarist is described as an innovator and one of the "most original voices of the jazz guitar". The fact that these labels actually have their...

Great review in The Scotsman newspaper

Great review in The Scotsman newspaper

Check out Jim Gilchrist's great (if sesquipedalian, and slightly grandiloquent) review of Life I Know! A minor correction to make - I am technically one quarter German, three quarters English. However, I lived in Edinburgh for six years and am incredibly fond of Scottish people, music and culture so I...

Review from Venezuela!

Review from Venezuela!

Jordan Quintero wrote one of the best Life I Know reviews yet, also taking care to summarise what many other journalists are saying...
"Without hesitation, this is another of the best albums, the best of...

More Australian Airtime for LIK

More Australian Airtime for LIK

Gerry Koster played the long piece "Aquilinus" (featuring the mighty Tim Garland on tenor sax alongside Mike Chillingworth on alto), on his radio show "Dizzy Atmosphere" in Melbourne - cheers Gerry! Have a listen to the program in full here...

Review in Denmark's "Jazz Special" mag

Review in Denmark's "Jazz Special" mag

Thanks to Dane Morten Buschmann for a great review in the Nov-Jan edition of Danish jazzmag Jazz Special...
"This British guitarist challenges his listeners. And he succeeds. The album is required listening for connoisseurs."

The Guitar Hour Podcast available now!

The Guitar Hour Podcast available now!

Ant sat down and had a very in-depth chat with fine gentlemen Dan Smith & David Beebee for episode 58 of this legendary poddy. Have a listen and catch you various 'Life I Know' Easter Eggs! Click "Launch Related Site" or you can see it in all the usual places,...

LIK listed as a "Best Releases of 2018" in Austria

LIK listed as a "Best Releases of 2018" in Austria

Thanks to the people at the Vienna Times (Wiener Zeitung!), for listing 'Life I Know' on their "best of 2018" list. It's been a while since Ant played in Austria so here's hoping to make it back there very soon!

Review in Swedish magazine "Lira"!

Review in Swedish magazine "Lira"!

Here's what google translate has to say:
"The jazz from the British isles has come a long way since they
most were known for traditional jazz in style with Chris Barber. In recent years, it feels like it is the company Edition Records, known for Dinosaur and Phronesis among others,...

Great BBC Music Magazine Review

Great BBC Music Magazine Review

Thanks to everyone at the beeb for including me in the Christmas Round-Up in the BBC Music Magazine!
“…unfurls like a tapestry full of individual incident but with a cohesive overall narrative."

Ant featured in "Jazz Online" blog!

Ant featured in "Jazz Online" blog!

"The UK based guitarist Ant Law is one reason to get excited about when it comes to jazz guitar. Ant is a refreshing, exhilarating and innovative player"

whoah thank you kindly Jazz Online people! Click Launch Related Site to read the in depth Q & A...

Stream 'Life I Know' on Spotify NOW!

You can now follow Ant on Spotify and get all the streamable audio treats as they splash into the interwebland. The entire album is there to stream! Let me know what your favourite tracks are and stick them on your own playlists.

Review from London Jazz News

Review from London Jazz News

Thanks LJN for this:
"The album naturally revolves around Law's writing. By turns intricate and complex or stripped-back and gentle, there is a warmth to his tunes and guitar work. The personal touch shines through it all....

:) ALBUM OUT TODAY :)

:) ALBUM OUT TODAY :)

'Life I Know' is out! Thanks everyone who made it happen, pre-ordered it, played on it (Mike, Ivo, Tom, James, Tim, Asaf), recorded it (George), mixed it (Fernando), mastered it (Peter), did the artwork (Oli) and Dave and everyone at Edition for the release. Launch Related Site to have a...

The Jazz Podcast Out Now!

The Jazz Podcast Out Now!

Ant sat down yesterday and had an in depth chat with Rob Cope - esteemed host of The Jazz Podcast - about all things jazzy, formic, and relating to 'Life I Know' new album - there are even a few short musical excerpts to hear! Listen, subscribe and enjoy!

First single "Credits" out now!

First single "Credits" out now!

The first single from 'Life I Know' is out now and you can stream it on Spotify. It has been added to two playlists at the time of writing and has over 60,000 plays which is nice - we really hope you like it!

Pre-order 'Life I Know' now!!

Pre-order 'Life I Know' now!!

The new album, my 3rd quintet album as a leader is now available for pre-order over at AntLaw.bandcamp.com! The name of the album is 'Life I Know'. This title is taken from the lyric to Pure Imagination, a song which appears on the album. We have released the...

Ant @ Presteigne Festival

Ant @ Presteigne Festival

Ant was invited to join the Royal Holloway Choir for Gabriel Jackson's gorgeous composition "Ave, Regina Caelorum" at Presteigne festival this bank holiday monday. This seldom used instrumentation produces incredible results - stay tuned for any future performances! Thanks to everyone at Presteigne for a very enjoyable trip. There are...

Sold Out @ Petworth Festival!

Huge thanks to everyone who came out to our concert last night in Petworth, it was amazing to play in such a beautiful church, and in the round, and to have it sold out. Thanks to all the folks who bought so much merch too, we really appreciate the support!

New HLK video & Pizza Express July 11th!!

Pleased to release the live studio vid - our arrangement/derangement/recomposition/demolishment of Chick's "Spain". We call it "painS" - hope you like it! Playing this + much MUCH more @ Pizza Express (London) July 11th. Cut & paste for tix: https://www.pizzaexpresslive....

Gramophone Magazine review

Gramophone Magazine review

Delighted to receive such a nice mention in this fine mag, loads of great quotes such as:
"by far the most eclectic and accomplished performance",
"marks them out as true innovators",
"a truly remarkable album", grab your copy now!

Trio HLK "Standard Time" OUT NOW!

Trio HLK "Standard Time" OUT NOW!

It's here! What a journey it's been since I first met Rich "H" on new years day 2015. We have vinyl/CDs/copies signed by H, me, K, Evelyn & Steve so head to https://triohlk.bandcamp.com/ to pick up your copy!
Click "Launch Related Site" and enjoy! Londoners do join us...

Trio HLK with Evelyn Glennie @ Bristol Jazz Fest

We'll shortly have the full Trio HLK press release, but for now this announcement of our first date will have to suffice! Our debut album provocatively entitled "Standard Time" will be released later this year, it features Steve Lehman & Dame Evelyn Glennie, with whom we have MANY performances this...

New year, new music! Sat 13th Jan @ Toulouse Lautrec!

Our first jazz of the year! Sat 13th Jan @ lovely Toulouse Lautrec (Kennington), this unusual instrumentation sees Ant joined by Adam Kovacs (percussion), Matt Ridley (bass) & Jamie Murray (drums). "Launch Related Site" for tickets! We are excited about this! AND They serve delicious French food! See you there...

Trio HLK launch imminent!

Any day now we will be announcing our album release date & 2018 tour dates inc. loads of jazz fests & international arts fests, many of which see us perform with Evelyn Glennie, who features on the album. Follow us on twitter/instagram using @TrioHLK or like the FB page: https://www....

Full Houses @ Pizza Express! Thanks for coming!

Huge thanks to all those who came along to our two nights at Pizza Dean Street. It was great to play the music before recording the album

We recorded multi-track audio from these gigs & video footage too, stay tuned, we'll get it online asap. Next stop is Eastcote studio...

AL5 @ Pizza Express, October 30th & 31st!

Ant, Mike, Ivo, Tom & James play a 2-night stand, this is a 2017 exclusive (the only performances for the group this year!). The band will play entirely new music from the forthcoming album, right before the studio sessions. Click "Launch Related Site" for tickets.

We did it. 120% funded!

We are fully crowdfunded and then some :) thanks to 267 generous pledges we hit the 120% mark with about a week left! The campaign is now closed. We are so grateful for all the support and cannot wait to get into the studio at the end of this year....

ONLY 3 WEEKS LEFT!

ONLY 3 WEEKS LEFT!

Last chance to get involved in The Third Offering (our imaginatively titled 3rd album)! Buy it now, then we'll make it. Click "Launch Related Site" to make us happy...

Pre-order the new Quintet album now!

BIG NEWS - My next album is now available for pre-order! Click "Launch Related Site" below.

Or cut and paste https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/antlawquintet

It will feature the significant talent of ultra-heavy Brit jazz heroes Michael Chillingworth​ (technically Australian), Ivo​ "Phronesis" Neame, Tom​ Walter Farmer MMXVII Esq and The Right...

Ant Verified on Spotify! Stream ZSW album for free!

Ant Verified on Spotify! Stream ZSW album for free!

This means you can check out playlists made by Ant and stream Zero Sum World. Cut & Paste this link https://open.spotify.com/artist/6kdsDfFQZGJBwb9IvjnIL0 then click FOLLOW to stay tuned, or head to this playlist featuring loads of Ant's playing: https://open.spotify.com/user/antlaw/playlist/1L4J3cezwHfNr4kFjFlhEe
thanks for listening! We'll be posting much more...

Partikel 'Counteraction' OUT NOW! + TOUR DATES

Partikel 'Counteraction' OUT NOW! + TOUR DATES

This monster of an album is out now in all the usual spots - as always, buy direct from the artists if you can: https://partikeltrio.bandcamp.com/album/counteraction
and come and hear this band unleash: http://www.partikel.co.uk/concerts/
This is Ant's first collaboration with old friends Duncan, Max and Eric,...

30/31 Oct @Pizza Express - 2017 EXCLUSIVE!

We are pleased to announce that Ant's quintet has a two-night stand booked at Pizza Express, Dean Street. Mike Chillingworth, Ivo Neame, Tom Farmer, James Maddren and Ant will play brand new music which will be recorded and filmed. Then they will spend the following three days in the studio...

Happy New Year!

All the best for 2017! Hope to see you at a gig soon - check the gigs page for more info, there is LOTS going on and Ant will soon be heading into the studio to record album #3! In the meantime we've uploaded another video "Prototype" to YouTube of...

Ant Interviewed on Croydon Radio (Friday 9th Dec)

In one week Liv Fernandes will chat to Ant about how he started out learning music, how he came to jazz, and some notable gigs...

Listen to the interview here: https://soundcloud.com/ant-law/croydon-radio-interview

Or the full show here: http://croydonradio.com/podcast/show.php?HistoryID=90c1cdd0-ae35-7cfb-b5fe-1f22ec244829

AL5 @ London Jazz Festival!! + Tim Garland's 50th!

AL5 @ London Jazz Festival!! + Tim Garland's 50th!

Tim's band went out on the road last for a string of UK gigs taking us to Sheffield, Manchester, London, Bristol, Newcastle. We had the great pleasure of being joined by the masterful Thomas Gould and Hossam Ramzay, check out the photo gallery for some images...

Now it's back to...

"Prototype" solo uploaded to SoundCloud!

"Prototype" solo uploaded to SoundCloud!

Things may appear quiet BUT it's been busy behind the scenes with practice, writing, rehearsing, editing and recording going on. In the meantime, check out this excerpt from a gig with Tim Garland's band @Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton:
https://soundcloud.com/ant-law/solo-from-tim-garlands-prototype
We'll have a transcription of this to download very...

Trio HLK debut album recording is finished!

Trio HLK debut album recording is finished!

Yesterday we finished all the tracking for our debut album. We spent the day at Evelyn Glennie's studio recording with her, featuring some amazing Marimba and Vibraphone solos and other parts composed especially for her by Rich Harrold. More on the band and mailing list here:
http://www.triohlk....

Headline slot @ Jazz In The Round

Headline slot @ Jazz In The Round

Big thanks to everyone who came along to this gig, we had a blast and we have video evidence to prove it! Stay tuned! Next stop Norwich Jazz Festival! For now, here's an older video featuring lots of konnakol:

Big thanks to Steve Cropper for the...

Swanage Jazz Festival!

We had a great time at Swanage - sadly next year might be the last year for the festival so get down and check it out, support, etc. Next stop is Jazz In The Round July 25th! Info and tickets here: http://www.thecockpit.org....

Love Supreme Festival!

Love Supreme Festival!

Love Supreme festival was amazing - it was great to play to such a large and enthusiastic audience - thanks to everyone who came along and to all the organisers. It was great to see Mehldau, Giuiana and Scofield, as well as Jacob Collier, Stanley Clarke and others and hang...

Evelyn Glennie, Steve Lehman collaboration!

Evelyn Glennie, Steve Lehman collaboration!

Recording is underway with Trio HLK for the debut album - the band has been awarded funding from Creative Scotland and PRS, enabling us to feature some amazing guests, and to develop music specifically for them. Sign up to the mailing list to stay tuned, or check out the band...

Sheet music and backing tracks available now!

C, Bb, Eb parts and scores for all the music from 'Entanglement' and 'Zero Sum World' are now available to buy, as well as backing tracks to play along with!

To get hold of these goodies, use the "Contact & Mailing List" tab above, send us a message saying what...

Tim Garland 'One' album out soon (+UK tour!!!)

Tim Garland 'One' album out soon (+UK tour!!!)

The new album ‘One’ featuring Jason Rebello, Asaf Sirkis and Ant Law will be released on 6th May 2016 – stay tuned for more info coming soon.

2016 Tour Dates:

Wednesday 16th March 2016: Brighton Dome, Brighton
Friday 8th April 2016: Clitheroe Castle
Thursday 14th April 2016: The Foundry, Sheffield...

2016 Tour Dates announced shortly! Sheet Music, Backing Tracks!

Ant is hitting the road in Trio format this year for the first time! Matt Ridley is a the bass chair for nearly all the gigs and the drum chair is split between monstrous Dave Hamblett and beastly Asaf Sirkis. Some new pieces will feature alongside some standards, but there'll...

Ant at Ronnie Scott's with Jason Rebello

We're really pleased to announce Ant will be performing at Ronnie Scott's on March 23rd with Jason's new quartet, featuring Daniel Casimir and Ben Brown. This band has a number of other gigs throughout the year, check out the "gigs and tours" tab for full details.

New Facebook page live now!

We've set up a brand new FB page for Ant for all things musical and guitarry! Head to http://www.facebook.com/AntLawGuitar for some exclusive stuff including a new live video from tour this year.

8-string nearly finished!

8-string nearly finished!

Ant is severely modding his 8-string for the Trio HLK project. The lower horn has been completely removed to facilitate some larger intervallic stuff up in the higher register. Check it out!

London Jazz Festival!

Ant is making an appearance with Ollie Howell's band at Jazz In The Round - stay tuned for news on Ollie's album (which features Ant!!) recorded earlier this year, due for release next year!

Simians Of Swing Album out now!

Simians Of Swing Album out now!

Ant was invited by the Simians to record on their self-titled album for Coffee and Apple Records, alongside Lorenzo Bassignani, Andy Davies, Saleem Raman, Luca Boscagin, Sam Leak, Benet Mclean, Ivo Neame and Polly Gibbons. Check it out on Spotify now: https://play.spotify.com/album/6f2u3ntlmA9ILBJJKPxWjs?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify....

Zero Sum World reviews

The lovely people at Whirlwind Recordings have put together a page compiling some of the most recent reviews of the album, check it out - all foreign language ones have conveniently been translated into English.

Ant featured in Jazzwise!

The good cats at Jazzwise interviewed Ant for a feature "The Player" in their August issue, click on the "Press Cuttings" tab to check it out!

Ant featured in Guitarist magazine!

Ant was interviewed for the first in a new series of articles called "Jazz Conversations" in the August 2015 edition of Guitarist Magazine. Pick up a copy at your local newsagents!