TĂȘtes de Pois

Award: Development Award

Year: 2017

Genre: Jazz

Location: Yorkshire

Website: https://www.facebook.com/tetesdepois/

Têtes de Pois are a seven piece ensemble formed in 2016. The group met whilst studying Jazz Performance at Leeds College of Music and are part of Leeds based music collective ‘Tight Lines’. It was through this platform that Têtes de Pois started to gig frequently.

In January 2017, the band recorded their debut EP, entitled ‘The E Pea’. Following this they began to play around the country. Including at Love Supreme festival after winning a competition to play at world renowned Jazz Festival, Love Supreme.

The band released a new single entitled ‘AstroTurf Wars’ on the 6th of November available now on all platforms.

Now winners of a Help Musicians Development Grant, they are planning a new release for Spring 2018 and booking some exciting shows in the new year.