He was named the 1998 British Telecom Drummer of the Year. Since his days in the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, as that ensemble’s first drummer, in 1966, he has played with several big bands, including Frankie Vaughan"s V men, the Bert Rhodes Orchestra, Kenny Baker"s Dozen, the Freddy Staff Big Band, the British Broadcasting Corporation Radio Orchestra, the Stateside Stompers. and the Buck Clayton Legacy Band. Worth has played in trios and quartets led by Pete King, Jim Mullen, Don Weller, Brian Dee, Simon Spillett, Geoff Eales, Derek Nash, Alan Barnes and Digby Fairweather, and many other leading names of the British jazz scene, as well as backing several visiting American artists, including Buddy Greco, Charlie Byrd, Buddy Tate, Bob Wilber, and Kenny Davern.
He has also led his own line-ups, and his quartets and quintets have included saxophonists Ben Castle and Simon Allen, Paul Morgan on double bass, and pianists John Pearce or Robin Aspland.
As of 2013, his quintet comprises Gareth Williams on keyboards, bassist Dave Green, Simon Allen on sax, and trumpeter Paul Jordanous.