From the moment he joined the London jazz circuit, Denys Baptiste displayed extraordinary talent, energy and commitment. He was immediately invited by veteran Jazz Warriors double bassist, Gary Crosby, to join his new band, Nu Troop. Since then, Denys has soared in his development as a soloist and bandleader, earning enormous respect from his peers. A much sought after soloist, Denys has played/recorded with some of the biggest names in jazz and other genres including McCoy Tyner, Andrew Hill, Ernest Ranglin, Bheki Mseleku, Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Michael Bowie, Courtney Pine and others. In 2012, Denys experimented with a trio format when he unveiled a new band, Triumvirate.
As of September 2014