Welcome to Joel Purnell's official website! 

Joel Purnell is an internationally recognised and critically acclaimed saxophonist, widely considered as one of the UK’s leading contemporary jazz musicians and educators. Purnell’s prolific performance and studio career has led to an expansive discography, appearing and recording with a multitude of highly respected bands and musicians. He has also held the post of Principal Lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire for over 20 years, mentoring several generations of the UK’s most talented new jazz musicians.

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