Dorian Ford

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Dorian Ford started playing jazz in his early teens when he began regular attendance at a weekly workshop led by trumpeter, composer, broadcaster and music writer Ian Carr.

Playing alongside many musicians who went on to form the backbone of the London jazz renaissance of the 1980's, he won a scholarship to Berklee College of Music where he received the prestigious Chick Corea Jazz Masters Award. Piano studies were with Donald Brown, a regular in Art Blakey's band at the time.

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