"The sound is a touchstone of Ed Cawthorne’s decade on the London jazz circuit as multi-instrumentalist and producer Tenderlonious. His groups Ruby Rushton and the 22archestra are known for their languid, funk-inflected take on the works of Lateef and Coltrane." - The Guardian
22a label boss, flautist, saxophonist, producer and DJ, Ed ‘Tenderlonious’ Cawthorne is regarded as one of the most influential figures in London’s burgeoning underground music scene. His record label, 22a, is one of the most respected independent record labels in the UK, credited with influencing a generation of young musicians and producers in London as well as internationally. His various live projects, and studio productions have gained high praise and support from some of the key tastemakers, DJ’s and radio stations in the world, such as; Gilles Peterson, Bonobo, Lefto, Bradley Zero, Tom Ravenscroft, Huey Morgan, Benji B, Alexander Nut, Jamz Supernova and many more.
"Tenderlonious has an immaculate ear for texture, and the balance between gleam and grit." - The Quietus
AGENT: Darren James-Thomas