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Welcome to the home page of Chris Coull; Jazz Trumpeter, Band Leader, Arranger and Composer.

The Rebirth Octet

The Rebirth

Playing the music of Miles
Davis’ rarely heard
“The Birth Of The Cool”

Sara Oschlag

Chris Coull /
Sara Oschlag Quintet

Their latest album
“Just one of Those Things”
has rave reviews

Chris Coull jazz trumpet

The Blue Note

Classic tunes from the
50’s and 60’s jazz
record label’s golden era

The horns

Chris Coull
Big Band

A “Tribute to the Duke”,
showcasing authentic material
from Duke Ellington’s heyday

Wagner Hall Brighton

Brighton Fringe 2022

We are pleased to announce a series of “Jazz-Supper Club” events at the Brighton Fringe 2022. Situated in Wagner Hall at the heart of Brighton, experience Cool and West Coast jazz music in an NYC-styled ‘Supper Club’ setting. This series of late afternoon and early evening live events showcase the best of the South Coast’s jazz talent.
Each concert’s guest star presents a themed tribute to a jazz legend in the intimate surrounds of Brighton’s Wagner Hall, which offers a licensed bar, delicious menu, and a secret fig tree garden area.

Jazz at St Andrews Church, Hove

After a successful run of 15 concerts in 2021, we are very pleased to announce that Jazz at St Andrews Church, Hove is back. Chris and the team will be putting on a series of 8 concerts in March and April, after which the will be a month long break during May for the Brighton Fringe.

Jazz St Andrews End concert
Chris Coull trumpet

Gigs and Performances

Check here for all the upcoming gigs you can see Chris at


Just One Of Those Things
Chris Coull / Sara Oschlag Quintet
Post lockdown, five acclaimed Sussex based jazz musicians recorded a mixture of jazz standards with a nod to Monk and new interpretations of old favourites.

Blues On The Corniche
Doha Jazz
This album is an eclectic mix of intimate small group jazz, vocal and instrumental features, large scale songs with strings and rhythm and blues.
Chris’s first foray into the recording world came on the back of his wife having a cancer scare.

Jazz from the Sands CD

Jazz From The Sands
Chris Coull / Sara Oschlag Quintet
Recorded in Doha, Qatar in 2014 at the end of a tour, showcasing the material that the group had been working on.

Andy Panayi sax

“Chris is a very lyrical musician who can be both sensitive and fiery with a great energy on stage. An excellent communicator with that classic bop trumpet sound. A joy to work with.”

Andy Panayi
Award winning saxophonist

“Chris is a beautiful lyrical trumpet player who embraces the great musical lineage of jazz.”

Dominick Farinacci
International jazz trumpeter and Wynton Marsalis protégé

Steve Fishwick trumpet

“Since moving back to the UK Chris has firmly established himself with his excellent playing as a keeper of the flame in the classic jazz trumpet tradition and flowing be-bop lines.”

Steve Fishwick
Trumpet player and jazz lecturer