Quintet led by baritone saxophonist Cath Roberts featuring musicians from the London, Manchester and Leeds jazz scenes. The line up includes Sam Andreae (tenor sax), Anton Hunter (guitar), Set Bennett (bass) and Johnny Hunter (drums). Debut album “Triptych” released May 2016, follow up “Shapeshifters” in June 2017. Third studio album “A Glorious Monster” released June 2018.
"Sloth Racket are far from slothful - the music never stays in one place for too long, it is consistently evolving and developing with a good balance between form and freedom."
"This is a group that is willing to stretch itself and take musical risks. Distinctive and highly creative music that explores the intriguing hinterland between the written and the spontaneous."
"An impressive document in its own right, full of an exploratory, vibrant, creative energy and capturing Sloth Racket at their inimitable best."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.