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Martin Speake

Leading British alto saxophonist, composer, bandleader and educator. His latest quartet album “Intention” (2018) features Ethan Iverson (piano), Fred Thomas (bass) and James Maddren (drums).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Intention
Intention

"An international collaboration which teams the British saxophonist with the American pianist Ethan Iverson plus the rhythm team of Fred Thomas (bass) and James Maddren (drums)."

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


Martin Speake Quartet feat. Ethan Iverson, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 27/04/2018.
Martin Speake Quartet feat. Ethan Iverson, Progress Theatre, Reading, Berkshire, 27/04/2018.

""The eloquence of his musical voice deserves wider recognition on a world stage". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys the music of alto saxophonist Martin Speake and his guest Ethan Iverson. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".


Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2018.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the penultimate day at Cheltenham and performances by Wolves Are People Too, China Moses, Issie Barratt, Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Arun Ghosh and Vein with Stan Sulzmann.


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