HANS PRYA

Mostly Jazz - Hans Prya

Hans Prya is an 8-piece genre-hopping future-groove band featuring musicians from across the UK. Formed in 2014, the band’s core members met during an artist residency at Band On The Wall in Manchester. Their first release [a 4-part live video series] features re-arranged songs from this residency as well as original new material, and has accrued over 30,000 plays. Hans Prya maintain an even balance between instrumental and vocal led music – embodying the ambition of jazz within the structure of dance music. Since it’s foundation the band has had widespread critical acclaim both in the UK and internationally.

Keys – David Austin Grey

Guitar – Ivan Melo

Drums – Alan Taylor

Bass – Andraé-Judé Hepburn

Tenor Sax – Sam Lewis

Trombone – Kieran McLeod

Trumpet – Jack Davis

Voice – Chesqua Evans