Liverpool based sextet led by trumpeter and composer Martin Smith. Also featuring Anthony Peers (trumpet), Tony Ormesher (guitar), Rob Stringer (piano), Hugo Harrison (double bass) and Tilo Pirnbaum (drums).
Eponymous debut album released to considerable acclaim in 2013. Second album “Knowledge Porridge” released July 2015.
"With its mix of jazz styles, highly melodic writing and classy, confident playing this a thoroughly assured début from The Weave. "
"Great tunes, a high standard of musicianship all round and some exceptional solos, all of this enlivened by a very healthy dollop of Liverpudlian wit and wisdom. The buzz continues to grow. "
"The Weave's blend of superb musicianship and slightly surreal Liverpudlian humour proved to be a winner all round."
"The Weaveâ€™s unique blend of accessible compositions, superb playing and Liverpudlian wit and wisdom sent the crowd home happy."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
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.
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.