Back to the top

The John Aram Quintet

© Bob Meyrick

Line-up of the new Quintet

  • John Aram: Trombone and Laptop
  • Graeme Blevins: Saxes/Flute
  • Tom Cawley: Piano/Keyboards
  • Phil Donkin: Bass
  • Arthur Hnatek: Drums
  • Joss Sessions: VJ

This band has been touring to great success in the UK and in Switzerland, playing for the British Ambassador as well as sold out festival and concert dates.


The John Aram (Swiss) Quintet has been together since 2005 and recorded its latest album at Dinemec Studios in February 2009. Multi generational, this group provides a link with jazz history whilst pushing forward its purely acoustic format with new ideas from today’s new generation of players. A superb complicity between the players make this a fantastic group to see live on stage.

  • John Aram: Trombone, Composition
  • Andy Scherrer: Tenor Sax
  • Colin Vallon: Piano, Fender Rhodes, Prepared Piano
  • Phil Donkin: Bass
  • Norbert Pfammatter: Drums

The album “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning” was released in 2011.

The John Aram Quintet can be booked as a standard quintet or with the strings. >> Contact <<

© 2021 John Aram