Richard Foote is a composer, trombonist and leader of nine-piece brass band outfit Young Pilgrims, whose recent release Little Things (Stoney Lane Records) received national radio attention. Festival appearances include Love Supreme, Lunar Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival and Paris Jazz Festival to name a few. Foote has performed across Europe with Keith Tippet’s Octet, Beats & Pieces Big Band and Riot Jazz.  Locally, he co-ran Jazz at the Spotted Dog in Birmingham and currently co-hosts ‘The Hot House’ on Brum Radio. He is a member of Jonathan Silk’s Big Band, Mike Fletcher’s Jazz Orchestra, Ben Lee Quintet, Glowrogues, and The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra.