Empirical (jazz band)

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Empirical is a British jazz group, formed in 2007. The group performs original compositions with each member being given equal responsibility for the direction of the music.

The members of Empirical are: Nathaniel Facey (alto saxophone), Shaney Forbes (drums), Lewis Wright (vibraphone) and Tom Farmer (bass).[1]

Their albums Empirical (2007), Out ‘n’ In (2009), Elements of Truth (2011), Tabula Rasa (2013) and Connection (2016) were toured Internationally.

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  • 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Awards - BEST ENSEMBLE
  • 2013 Golubovich Jazz Scholars Award
  • 2011 Lewis – Worshipful Company of Musicians YOUNG JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
  • 2010 MOBO awards – BEST JAZZ ACT
  • 2010 Nathaniel – Worshipful Company of Musicians YOUNG JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
  • 2009 Parliamentary Jazz Awards - BEST ENSEMBLE
  • 2009 Shane – Worshipful Company of Musicians YOUNG JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
  • 2007 EBU/European Jazz Competition – WINNER
  • 2007 Peter Whittingham Award – WINNER
  • 2007 Jazzwise – ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • 2007 Mojo – JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

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