Playing saxophone and bass clarinet Tom Smith makes his debut this autumn with a November album release titled Gecko for the Basho label. Smith (not to be confused with Scottish saxophonist Tommy) was a two-time finalist in the ferociously competitive BBC Young Jazz Musician contest and composes all the tracks on the album which was produced by Tim Garland. Chamber-jazz in flavour there is some beautiful playing here from Smith, a former student of the Royal Academy of Music, and his band of Jonny Mansfield on vibes and Will Barry on piano. Tracks include 'House in the Clouds' which you can listen to a live version of below. Basho say partly because of the pandemic Gecko will be the label's ''first digital only release'' and will be available via Bandcamp and online retailers.