Mike Lovatt with The Nottingham Jazz Orchestra
Mike Lovatt studied at Trinity College of music where he was awarded the Jon Kelly Jazz Scholarship. He has performed and recorded a wide range of musical styles with many artists including Quincy Jones, Robbie Williams, Eric Clapton,
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Buble, Oasis, Michel Le Grand, Tony Bennett, Toots Thielmans, Marty Paich, Johnny Mathis, The Michael Nyman Band, Michael Ball, Shirley Bassey, Michael Crawford, Danny Elfman, Joby Talbot, The
BBC Symphony and Concert Orchestras, London Brass,
and The Glenn Miller Orchestra.As Principal Trumpet in London’s West End, Mike has performed in Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, The Producers, Billy Elliot, Guys and Dolls, Saturday Night Fever, My Fair Lady, and 42nd Street amongst others. Mike is the lead trumpet of the BBC Big Band who featured him in a tribute to Maynard Ferguson. He has played on movie soundtracks including the James Bond films Tomorrow Never Dies and Die Another Day, Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows with The London Symphony Orchestra, the award-winning Chicago,
Kevin Spacey’s Beyond the Sea, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Madagascar, and The Corpse Bride. He is featured on trumpet and cornet in George Fenton’s Mrs. Henderson Presents, and on trumpet on Looking for Eric and Mr. Selfridge. Mike is principal trumpet with the Grammy Nominated John Wilson Orchestra and has been featured in their celebrated
BBC promenade concerts and recordings. He is also Lead trumpet with Seth MacFarlane’s Los Angeles based Big Band.