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The Weave

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.


ARTIST REVIEWS
The Weave
The Weave

"With its mix of jazz styles, highly melodic writing and classy, confident playing this a thoroughly assured début from The Weave. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


Knowledge Porridge
Knowledge Porridge

"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. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


The Weave, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 19/03/2016.
The Weave, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 19/03/2016.

"The Weave's blend of superb musicianship and slightly surreal Liverpudlian humour proved to be a winner all round."

4 out of 5

Live Review


The Weave, Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Oswestry, Shropshire, 30/03/2018.
The Weave, Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Oswestry, Shropshire, 30/03/2018.

"The Weave’s unique blend of accessible compositions, superb playing and Liverpudlian wit and wisdom sent the crowd home happy."

4 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet  “Narrow Escape” and Quintet  “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet “Narrow Escape” and Quintet “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Ian Mann enjoys two very different albums recorded in 2018 by the Italian born, London based saxophonist and composer Tommaso Starace.


Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.


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