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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

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Ten, Sunday November 25th 2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.


EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Nine, Saturday 24th November 2018.

EFG London Jazz Festival, Day Nine, Saturday 24th November 2018.

Ian Mann on a diverse day of musical performances including those of Ranjana Ghatak, Hilde Marie Holsen, Ivo Neame / Pete Wareham Duo, Trish Clowes' My Iris and the Avishai Cohen Trio.


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