John Bowman

Musical Patron

An active member of the UK music scene since the mid-1980s, performing in venues and festivals across the UK, John has composed for TV and radio, recorded extensively as a session musician and produced numerous albums. He’s also arranger and musical director for Martyna Wren. Passionate about using music to inspire young people, John devotes much of his time to educational and therapeutic music projects, as an author, tutor and workshop leader. In 2002 he founded Notivate, an organisation that has provided songwriting and recording projects, jazz improvisation workshops, ensemble coaching and music technology training for over 5,000 young people in the UK and Uganda