Arranger/Orchestrator Tommy Laurence has been working in London since graduating from the Royal Academy Of Music Jazz course as a saxophonist in 2008. Since then he has worked on many projects for a wide variety of artists and ensembles. Please see the recent projects section for more information. Tommy has also been working as an orchestrator on various Hollywood feature projects. Please see the Film Orchestrating section for details.

Tommy's arrangement featuring the Metropole Orkest, for the 2016 BBC Prom, celebrating the music of Quincy Jones.

 

In January 2014, Tommy had the honour of being engaged to transcribe and adapt the classic album 'Jarreau', for Al Jarreau's shows at Ronnie Scott's featuring an all-star 12 piece band, to celebrate the album's 30th anniversary.

With Al Jarreau, Music Bank Feb '14

 
 

Around the same time, he recorded his own album project of standards featuring a 55 piece orchestra, big band and vocalists. The album, 'In Love Again', attempts to capture the spirit of some of Tommy's arranging heroes. Please visit the Music section to listen to excerpts from the record. 

 

 

With the master, Johnny Mandel. Malibu CA, November 2015