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).
"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)."
""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. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
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".
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.