Moses Boyd wins MOBO for Best Jazz Act 2015

Moses Boyd at the drums

Rising jazz star drummer and Trinity Laban alumnus Moses Boyd has won a MOBO award for his innovative duo Binker and Moses, with tenor saxophonist Binker Golding.

This year has already seen the release of the debut Binker and Moses album ‘Dem Ones’, in addition to two albums by Boyd's band Moses Boyd Exodus. He has also been gigging with numerous jazz stars, including Soweto Kinch, and touring Vietnam with acclaimed jazz vocalist Zara McFarlane. This MOBO Award marks another milestone in Boyd’s early musical career, after he claimed the Worshipful Company of Musicians’ Young Jazz Musician award in 2014.

Moses Boyd is just the latest in a series of Trinity Laban jazz alumni receiving awards in recognition of their outstanding talent, paving the way for successful careers in music. Recent examples include Laura Jurd, Elliot Galvin and Peter Edwards, among others.

For the MOBO Awards listings please visit http://www.mobo.com/winners