Byron began playing jazz around Brighton, then came to London at
the beginning of the 1990s to play with Jazz Warriors singer Cleveland
Watkiss and to work in the quartet of jazz drummer John Stevens. Later
he joined Gary Crosby’s band Nu-Troop and in 1995 formed his own band,
Sound Advice. Byron won the 2003 BBC prize for "Innovation in Jazz".
He's played trumpet in a huge variety of musical settings including The
Style Council, Charles Earland, Courtney Pine and Jean Toussaint. He has
also worked with Andrew Hill, Lonnie Liston Smith, Ronnie Laws and
Chaka Khan. "..one of the most innovative, exciting and original trumpet
players alive" - Jazzwise Magazine.