Stuart Thomas is a guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, from Shrewsbury (UK), he performs solo and with a quartet featuring Jerome Auxant (drums), Mark Dorricott (keys) and Chris Pitts (bass). Stuart’s original compositions demonstrate a diverse range of influences from Jazz and Funk to Folk and Soul. Improvisation plays a significant role in all of Stuart’s work, he believes in taking risks in order to make music which is meaningful for himself, his fellow musicians and hopefully the audience. The Stuart Thomas Quartet record regularly and publish the fruits of their musical exploits on Soundcloud, they are available for live performance and can be contacted via this page.
In 2014 Stuart began working with Jonathan Bannister (Bass and vocals), on a project which involves deconstructing 1980’s pop classics, known as Koala.
In addition to writing and performing Stuart is involved in Arts for Health music workshops, more details on the “Workshops” page.