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Partikel

Highly promising young London based trio featuring Duncan Eagles (saxophones), Max Luthert (double bass) and Eric Ford (drums). Eponymous debut album released on the F-ire Presents imprint November 2010.
Follow up “Cohesion” released on Michael Janisch’s Whirlwind Recordings, January 2012.
Third album “String Theory” (Whirlwind Recordings, 2015) features the core trio led by a string quartet led by Benet McLean.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Partikel
Partikel

"A refreshing, innately tuneful and highly distinctive take on the art of the saxophone trio. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Cohesion
Cohesion

"“Cohesion” consolidates Partikel's progress and is a worthy follow up to its eponymous predecessor. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Partikel, The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 03/03/2012.
Partikel, The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 03/03/2012.

"An engaging take on the art of the saxophone trio from one of the UK's most engaging and promising new bands. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Partikel Quartet, Leam Jazz, Leamington Rugby Club, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 17/06/2015.
Partikel Quartet, Leam Jazz, Leamington Rugby Club, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 17/06/2015.

"Ian Mann enjoys an astonishing performance by Partikel with Benet McLean on violin and takes a look at their superb new album "String Theory". Support from the Alex Thompson Duo. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Partikel’s String Theory, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, 18/03/2016.
Partikel’s String Theory, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton, 18/03/2016.

"A superb fusion of jazz, classical and electronic elements, the three components combining to create something organic, homogeneous and totally unique. "

4 out of 5

Live Review


Partikel, Progress Theatre, Reading ,05/05/2017
Partikel, Progress Theatre, Reading ,05/05/2017

"" They extol the joyous spirit of adventure that makes for great jazz, and makes them one of the most exciting bands on the current UK scene". Guest contributor Trevor Bannister enjoys Partikel"

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Monday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 01/05/2017.

Monday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 01/05/2017.

Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Hot 8 Brass Band, Sarah Munro, Mode9, Paul Carrack and Denys Baptiste.


Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 30/04/2017.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 30/04/2017.

Ian Mann on performances by Monocled Man, Schnellertollermeier, Meshell Ndegeocello, Chick Corea, Chris Potter and Yazz Ahmed.


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