Julian Costello is a London-based musician, composer and teacher. Julian writes the music for various ensembles and tries to approach life with humour.
Julian Costello Quartet has released two albums on 33 Jazz Records. Transitions 2017 and Connections 2020. "Once in a while, an album like this appears on the horizon”. Adrian Pallant London Jazz News
Julian plays and writes the music in Vertigo, Perhaps trio and the Julian Costello Quartet.
Julian has toured England three times with support from The Arts Council of England, and also toured France, Poland, Germany and Belgium. Reviews.
The critic Sammy Stein wrote for Jazz in Europe;
" Julian Costello is a sax lyricist, telling his stories of life’s ups and downs with perfect alteration of tone to impart strength, humour and even frailty.
This is a great album, strong, tenacious in its quality and simply makes a great listen"
Julian lives with his family in SW London where he eats and drinks far too much Italian food and French red wine.
Photo by Roger Berthet