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Wandering Monster

Young Leeds based quintet led by bassist and composer Sam Quintana and featuring Ben Powling (saxes), Calvin Travers (guitar), Aleks Podraza (keyboards) and Tom Higham (drums). Debut album “Wandering Monster” released on Ubuntu Music on January 25th 2019.


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Wandering Monster
Wandering Monster

"Wandering Monster can be justifiably proud of this excellent d├ębut. Leader Sam Quintana's writing is mature and evocative, and the standard of musicianship is remarkably high throughout."

4 out of 5

Album 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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