Roger Proctor MA(Oxon) PGCE (Music) has performed and taught professionally for many years including recording on numerous albums, appearing live at the World Famous Jazz Cafe in London with his current band (which topped Music Week's 'best newcomer 2007' poll), and touring nationally with his string quartet 'Cube' featured in Classical Music magazine. Roger originally trained with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and studied both classical music at Oxford University and Jazz Piano at Goldsmiths University.
His band's album 'The Problem of Knowledge' (2008) was released to critical acclaim (9/10 in the New Musical Express) and the more recent 'Love in the Mist' received glowing reviews in Uncut and Mojo music magazines. He has performed with the Innovations Jazz Orchestra (keys) and regularly performs with the West Forest Sinfonia. Roger has taught piano and keyboard for the Richmond Music Trust which provides tuition to many schools in South West London. Roger is also a registered teacher with the General Teaching Council and holds a full Disclosure Certificate (enhanced CRB) and Public Liability Insurance.