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Chris Potter

American saxophonist and composer who has recorded prolifically as both a leader and a sideman. His latest album and his debut for the ECM label is “The Sirens” (2013), a song cycle based on Homer’s “The Odyssey”. An all star band features Potter (tenor & soprano sax, bass clarinet), Craig Taborn (piano), David Virelles (prepared piano, celeste, harmonium), Larry Grenadier (double bass) and Eric Harland (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
The Sirens
The Sirens

"A highly impressive piece of work with Potter's highly melodic, vividly descriptive themes superbly played by a brilliant all star band."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Circuits
Circuits

"With its skilful mix of acoustic and electronic sounds “Circuits” is a hugely successful album that combines intelligence and sophistication with raw excitement in pretty much equal measures."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, September 1st 2019.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, September 1st 2019.

The final day of the Festival and performances from Tango Jazz Quartet, Renewal Choir and Claire Victoria Duo.


Saturday at  Wall2Wall Jazz Festival 2019, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 31/08/2019.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival 2019, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 31/08/2019.

Ian Mann on live performances by the Alex Goodyear Bop Septet, Chube with Dennis Rollins, and the Sarah Gillespie Sextet, plus a screening of the Chet Baker biopic "Born To Be Blue".


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