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Wildflower Sextet

Group led by tenor saxophonist and composer Matt Anderson and featuring Laura Jurd (trumpet), Jamil Sheriff (piano), Alex Munk (guitar), Sam Vicary (double bass) and Sam Gardner (drums). Debut album “Wildflower” features four Anderson originals plus four tunes by his chief inspiration, Wayne Shorter.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Wildflower Sextet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 17/01/2015.
Wildflower Sextet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 17/01/2015.

"Ian Mann enjoys an appearance by the young Wayne Shorter inspired Wildflower Sextet and takes a look at their forthcoming album. "

3-5 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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