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