Loz Speyer  -  trumpeter, composer



Time Zone returns to *live* gigs!

Thu 9th December 2021 - @ Karamel, Wood Green, London N22

Fri 7th January 2022 - Birmingham Jazz @ 1000 Trades - with photos of Cuba and music from album "Clave Sin Embargo" 

Inner Space - new lineup

Weds 2nd February - Southend, Jazz 825 at the Royal Hotel

Weds 30th March - Vortex Jazz Club, London

Trumpet Trio +2

Sat 12th February - Hundred Years Gallery

New release “Open Territory” by Freetrio

Loz Speyer - trumpet, flugelhorn

Olly Blanchflower - double bass

Tony Marsh - drums

An epic 31 minute track "Open Territory" is up now on Bandcamp  where you can also preorder the album of five other tracks, recorded 2009-11 by FREETRIO, featuring Tony Marsh

Discography on Bandcamp - click on image

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“He is more than simply a trumpeter blowing a wonderfully powerful horn, but a socially conscious artist making a somewhat angular statement. All of the above is painted on an exquisite musical canvas… You would be hard-pressed to find music so vibrant and viscerally energetic than the eight pieces on Clave Sin Embargo.”

Raul de Goma, Latin Jazz Network (Canada)

"I liked trumpeter Loz Speyer‘s approach. He went outside, managed to get away from all the frantic business card-swapping - and took refuge in playing some beautiful-toned crystal-clear bebop lines."

- Sebastian Scotney, London Jazz News [Jazzahead report 2019]


Time Zone

“An ensemble led by a trumpeter/composer who has absorbed the essence of Cuban music and distilled it quite cunningly into an improvisatory context, with no compromise to either culture… Gritty, graceful sounds with a dark-light intensity.” - Kevin Legendre, Echoes

“A fresh perspective on that [Cuban] heritage by way of his London-based ensemble’s taste for raw punky downtown improv via New York, all the way through to free-jazz elements. But the music’s convivial dance sensibility sourced from son, batá and salsa is always apparent... Cohesive and engaging.”

Selwyn Harris, Jazzwise

Inner Space


"The integrity they bring to the emerging free jazz push-pull structure of ’Space Music’ pilots the musicians further towards destinations unknown." - Philip Clark, Jazzwise ****

"Superb outing that effectively highlights the leader's jarring and perceptively constructed compositions."

Glen Astarita, All About Jazz ****