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Ma

Electro improvising quartet led by tenor saxophonist Tom Challenger and featuring Matt Calvert (electronics), Dave Smith (drums), and Ross Stanley (keyboards).
Members of the Loop Collective they released their first full length album “The Last” in June 2011.


ARTIST REVIEWS
The Last
The Last

"Ma's fusion of jazz and electronica is one of the most convincing examples of its kind."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Live
Live

"The music to be heard on “Live” represents a group edging ever closer to their own unique sound. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

“You Didn’t Look Like a Drummer” (Part 3) - An interview with John Marshall.

“You Didn’t Look Like a Drummer” (Part 3) - An interview with John Marshall.

Pending his 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival gig with John Surman's Brass Project John talks more about his work with Soft Machine & with Surman, Eberhard Weber & others. He also picks his top ten CDs.


“You Didn’t Look Like a Drummer” (Part 2) - An interview with John Marshall.

“You Didn’t Look Like a Drummer” (Part 2) - An interview with John Marshall.

In the second part of his interview with guest contributor Trevor Bannister John establishes himself on the 1960s London jazz and session scene and gets the call from Soft Machine.


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