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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 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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