Pete Newman is a clarinettist, saxophonist and composer based in Cambridge, UK.

New for 2024! – Downpipe – featuring Pete on bass saxophone!

Other bands include the Pete Newman Clarinet Project, an ambitious amalgamation of funk, jazz and other styles, featuring Pete’s distinctive approach to the clarinet on his own compositions. The 2014 album is available on most streaming sites, or can be purchased on CD or downloaded – try Bandcamp for the best audio quality.

Pete has played countless gigs across the UK, Europe and Canada over the past 30 years, some of which can be seen on the Bands page. In recent times, most of his regular gigs have been closer to home, playing clarinet with gypsy jazz outfit Django’s Tiger and tenor and baritone saxophone with local jazz, soul and funk bands.

As well as working on his own projects, Pete is in demand for session work (live, studio and remote recording), composition work (for media and performance) and clarinet and saxophone tuition.