Swedish born singer based in London who has guested with Kairos 4tet, the Sam Crowe Group and Fringe Magnetic.
Martensson has also released “And So it Goes” (Babel Records, 2012), an intimate duo set with pianist Barry Green and “Ana” 2014 (also Babel), a highly acclaimed collection featuring full band and string quartet. Martensson brings together, jazz, folk and pop influences to create a unique sound of her own.
"Unapologetically reflective and melancholy “Ana” is a beautiful record full of subtle nuances, a perfect mood piece. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.