Kieran McLeod is an award-winning jazz trombonist and composer from Aberdeen. He is a current member of the Julian Argüelles Septet, Iain Ballamy’s Anorak XL, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and the Keith Tippett Octet. Since moving to London, Kieran has graduated from the Royal Academy of Music’s Jazz course and has performed with artists of international fame such as Snarky Puppy, BBC Big Band, Ken Peplowski and Stan Sulzmann. As a bandleader, Kieran is regularly touring the UK with his sextet, ‘New World’ and his 30 piece Big Band, ‘Human Resource System’ who have been described as “possibly THE top band of rising talent on the London scene”. Kieran has recently been touring festivals in Cuba with Nomad Collective and across Europe with both Riot Jazz and Young Pilgrims.