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Bruce Hunnisett - Jazz saxophonist/educator/composer

Bruce is a Jazz saxophonist playing tenor, alto and soprano saxophone, doubling on flute and clarinet. Based in Hong Kong since Summer 2014, Bruce moved to Hong Kong to expand his teaching and playing opportunities, after spending a couple of great years in Seoul, South Korea.

Bruce splits his time in Hong Kong between performing with various bands across all sorts of genres, recording online sessions for several artists based abroad, and teaching woodwind at the prestigious Kellett International school in Hong Kong.

Bruce graduated from Salford University in 1995 where he studied saxophone with   Andy Scott   and   Gerard McChrystal achieving a First class honours degree in Band Musicianship, and receiving the "Goff Richards"  award for best jazz performer. Since leaving college Bruce has performed professionally in many commercial situations from musicals and cabaret through to session work with various bands and artists.

Bruce has performed in, and lead several jazz groups, written music for various projects and has released several CDs, including the critically acclaimed "Dark Circles" solo album, and the saxophone-piano duet album "High on the Mountain" with UK based jazz pianist Robin Joiner.

Upcoming Gigs and News.....

Update 15/9/2017
Saturday 16th of September sees the YBQ play at Peel Fresco, this should be a great saturady night at one of our favourite venues.
Thursday Sept 28th sees the YBQ playing at the famous "foreign correspondents club" here in Central, Hong Kong.
Friday October 6th has the YBQ playing at Gekos, on Ezra Lane in Central. Come down for some great jazz sounds in this intimate venue.

Update 21/8/2017
Thursday the 24th 0f August sees the Yvonne Barrie Quintet playing at Peel Fresco Jazz Club in Hong Kong, set starts around 9:00.
Sunday the 17th of August see the YBQ back at their regular Sunday night gig at Morrison Cafe and Bar - 8:30 Start.

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Photos and Images

A selection of shots from various gigs taken from recent performances.

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My Music

Click the links to hear more at Souncloud, or visit Bandcamp to listen to and download the Hunnisett/Joiner album "High on the Mountain"

Current Projects

The Yvonne Barrie Quintet features Yvonne on vocals and myself on tenor and soprano sax, along with some of Hong Kong's top jazz talent. We gig regularly in the jazz clubs of Hong Kong.

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Dark Cirlces is is an ongoing solo recording project dating back to 2004, some of the original Dark Circles CD can heard above.

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Groove Lee is a Hong Kong based funk and soul band with members from all over the world. They can be found most weekends getting the party started in Hong Kong's top live music venues.

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Contact me

Contact my via email at or tel. and WhatsApp +852 53076630
The Merton, Blk 1, Kennedy town, Hong Kong

Copyright © 2017 Bruce Hunnisett