Rory McInroy  is a professional jazz pianist who has been performing for some thirty years in a wide variety of styles, including jazz, blues, soul, rockabilly, fusion, big-band swing, pop and rock.  He has toured Europe with a Blues Brothers tribute band, worked in the Middle East as a pianist in 5 star hotels, was musical director of the 20-piece Skyliners Swing band in Bahrain for three years, and has also been musical director of many theatre shows, including High School Musical, The Full Monty,The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan and Bugsy Malone.

He is a well-established music educator, with over thirty years experience as a piano tutor, and 18 years experience as a Primary School teacher, where he worked as a music specialist, and ran choirs and junior children's orchestras.   He has also run many workshops in the UK and abroad teaching improvisation to all instrumentalists.  He teaches piano at his home in Carterton, West Oxfordshire, where he offers both classical and jazz ABRSM grades to those who want to pursue exams.  He specialises in teaching jazz improvisation.

 Currently Rory works as a freelance jazz pianist, playing with many different ensembles, including The Kim Cypher Band, the Lee Jones Quartet and his own trio, and is the regular pianist with the Radio Days Big Band (   He is also in demand as a solo pianist, as an accompanist for singers and as a rehearsal and performance pianist for theatre shows.  With his experience, reputation and wide range of professional music contacts, he can put together an excellent  jazz band of any size to suit you requirements.


Check out the 'Listen' page for examples of Rory's playing.