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.
"Ma's fusion of jazz and electronica is one of the most convincing examples of its kind."
"The music to be heard on “Live” represents a group edging ever closer to their own unique sound. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
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.
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.