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John Martin Quartet

Quartet led by young saxophonist and composer John Martin and featuring Jonjo Grisdale (piano), Tim Fairhall (bass) and Andy Ball (drums). Their remarkably mature debut album “Dawning” was released on the F-ire label in 2011.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Dawning
Dawning

"A remarkably mature collection of original material, immaculately recorded and superbly played by a very youthful quartet."

4 out of 5

Album Review


John Martin Quartet, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 24/05/2011.
John Martin Quartet, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 24/05/2011.

"An excellent evening of music superbly played by a confident young band. Expect to hear a lot more from the John Martin Quartet."

4 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.


Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.


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