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Sloth Racket

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. Fourth studio album “Dismantle Yourself” released September 2019.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Triptych
Triptych

"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."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Shapeshifters
Shapeshifters

"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."

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


A Glorious Monster
A Glorious Monster

"An impressive document in its own right, full of an exploratory, vibrant, creative energy and capturing Sloth Racket at their inimitable best."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Dismantle Yourself
Dismantle Yourself

"An album that is simultaneously the quintet’s most experimental and most cohesive."

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, September 1st 2019.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Abergavenny, September 1st 2019.

The final day of the Festival and performances from Tango Jazz Quartet, Renewal Choir and Claire Victoria Duo.


Saturday at  Wall2Wall Jazz Festival 2019, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 31/08/2019.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival 2019, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 31/08/2019.

Ian Mann on live performances by the Alex Goodyear Bop Septet, Chube with Dennis Rollins, and the Sarah Gillespie Sextet, plus a screening of the Chet Baker biopic "Born To Be Blue".


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