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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

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

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.


Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

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.


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