Born and raised in North London, Nubya Garcia began playing saxophone at the age of 10. She studied under pianist Nikki Yeoh at Camden Music, before joining Gary Crosby’s Tomorrow’s Warriors in her late teens, and completing her training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music. In 2018, Garcia won the Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the Year Award and the Sky Arts Breakthrough Act of the Year Award. A year later, she received Jazz FM UK Jazz Act of the Year Award. An incredible live performer, she’s toured extensively on her own, as well as with the contemporary septet, Nerija, playing venues and festivals around the world. When she’s not on the road, Garcia can be heard on NTS Radio, where she hosts one of the station’s top radio shows.