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. "
"A highly personal and beautifully crafted piece of work. The beautiful performances, allied to the universal theme of motherhood, should ensure that it reaches a wide range of listeners. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Led Bib, Asha Parkinson, Tara Cunningham. Isobella Burnham and Eddie Gomez.
"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect