David Lyttle and Phil Robson

David Lyttle and Phil Robson are internationally-acclaimed, awarding-winning jazz performers based in Ireland. Together they explore the lesser-heard drums/guitar duo sound, performing standards and their own music. ​

David Lyttle began his career as a jazz drummer in the band of legendary guitarist Louis Stewart in 2005. He has gone on to release three critically acclaimed albums, bringing his projects to over 25 countries and collaborating with the arts world’s elite, including jazz icons Kurt Rosenwinkel and Joe Lovano, hip hop star Talib Kweli and film great Liam Neeson. He was nominated for the 2015 MOBO Award for Best Jazz Act and is the only Irish artist to receive a MOBO nomination. ​

Based between New York and Ireland, Derby born Phil Robson is one of the world’s leading jazz guitarists. A high-profile band leader who has collaborated with cutting edge players such as Mark Turner, Billy Hart, Dave Liebman and Christine Tobine, he is also known for his work with seminal UK jazz group Partisans and has backed John Dankworth, Cleo Laine and Barbra Streisand. ​

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