Professional arranger, composer, songwriter and saxophonist Al Lloyd set to release EP – A Moment In Time
Biography of Al Lloyd
Al Lloyd is a composer, arranger, and saxophonist based in Devon – originally from Reading. 27 years old and a die-hard soul and jazz fan, Al has written arrangements for such iconic soul artists as the Chairmen of the Board and the Drifters. As a saxophone player some of his credits include British Jazz composer Mike Westbrook and members of the legendary Motown studio band the Funk Brothers. He studied with the Motown arranger and former Marvin Gaye musical director McKinley Jackson and studied with long standing O’Jay’s musical director Dennis ‘Doc’ Williams.
Al has written and produced for several top vocalists. Including former Drifters lead singer Steve V.King (‘Nothing Could Stop Me Loving You’) and former UB40 and Drifters member Michael Williams (‘Do We Have To Go’) and has been featured on BBC Introducing. Recent productions include hits for Hayley-Ria Christian and Dayton Grey which include two number 1 R&B hits on the Amazon R&B chart, as well as top 20 UK Soul Chart Hit.
About ‘A Moment In Time’ EP
The EP ‘A Moment In Time’ draws on influences from across the musical spectrum including Thom Bell, Burt Bacharach, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones and Henry Mancini. All major influences on Al Lloyd. Featuring full orchestral strings, horns and percussion alongside contemporary rhythm section and vocalists, the EP is sure to have something for everyone. Released by SoulMusic Records in Association with Warner X5, ‘A Moment In Time’ will be on general release on all major music platforms and CD from 18th November.