Rob Luft – Guitar
Rob Luft is an 18 year old guitarist from Sevenoaks, Kent, where he is studying for his ‘A’ Levels at the Judd School. Having received tuition from jazz guitarist Mike Outram, he began professionally at the age of 15, and he has held the guitar chair in NYJO since early 2010.
He is also a member of the NYJO Nonet, as well as various small groups on the London Jazz circuit, such as the Hammond band he co-leads, Organism.
Over the past few years he has enjoyed performances with British jazz luminaries such as Nigel Hitchcock, Gareth Lockrane, the Callum Au Big Band, and many others, and he has performed nationwide at renowned jazz venues, including the 606 Jazz Club, the Spice of Life, the Bull’s Head, and Charlie Wright’s International.