Fringe Jazz presents - MARTIN SPEAKE TRIO

Due to the uncertainty presented by the spread of Coronavirus  it has been decided to cancel the MARTIN SPEAKE TRIO gig on 1st April at FRINGE JAZZ at THE BRISTOL FRINGE. The plan is to reschedule the gig at a later date. Please keep an eye on the Fringe Jazz Website and Facebook page for updates.
People who have bought tickets via the Fringe Jazz Website will be refunded via PayPal.

MARTIN SPEAKE TRIO are at FRINGE JAZZ at THE BRISTOL FRINGE Clifton Village on Wednesday 1st April at 8PM. Tickets £15.
                        Martin Speake - Alto Sax
                        Mike Outram - Guitar
                        Jeff Williams - Drums
The award winning Alto Saxophonist and Composer Martin Speake brings his groudbreaking Anglo-American Trio to Fringe Jazz featuring the legendary American drummer Jeff Williams and one of the UK's foremost jazz guitarist the brilliant Mike Outram. This unusual trio of alto saxophone, guitar and drums brings together all of Martin's musical influences alongside his favourite musical partners. The Trio last played to a full house at Fringe Jazz in 2018 and we're really excited to have the band back at the club tonight.

"Martin Speake is one of the most interesting and rewarding alto saxophonists now playing jazz on any continent." Jazz Times

"There is no musician with such complete control of the sounds coming out of a guitar. Mike Outram plays the sweetest wailing rock guitar in Britain. It's a sound of great beauty." London Jazz

"In a career that has spanned more than 40 years, drummer Jeff Williams has honed a sound that seamlessly blends a sinewy, propulsive rhythmic sense with a masterful appreciation of space and atmosphere." The New York City Jazz Record

MARTIN SPEAKE first came to the attention of UK jazz fans in the 80's as part of the saxophone quartet Itchy Fingers since then his brilliant creative alto playing has seen him work with Paul Motion, Bobo Stenson, Stan Tracey, Django Bates, Julian Arguelles, Mark Sanders, Billy Jenkins, Hans Koller, Airto Moreira, Flora Purim and many more. He is now recognised as one of Europe's top alto saxophonist.

JEFF WILLIAMS is an American jazz drummer who has worked with Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman, Art Farmer, Cedar Walton, Paul Bley, Bill Frisell, Kenny Barron, George Coleman, John Scofield, John Abercrombie, Michel Petrucciani and many more of the leading musicians in the history of the music.

MIKE OUTRAM is one of the UK's foremost guitarists who is sought after as an improviser and for his ability to contribute a unique voice to any musical ensemble. He has toured internationally, appeared on over a hundred CDs for Universal, Sony, Candid, Blue Note Records and others. He has a vast experience of working in varied, challenging and interesting settings and has performed and recorded with amongst others Tim Garland, Steven Wilson, Carleen Anderson, Theo Travis, Steve Lawson, Gareth Lockrane, Robert Fripp, Martin Speake, Hadrien Feraud, Julian Siegel, Nikki Iles, & Laura Rossi.
FRINGE JAZZ every Wednesday at 8PM at THE BRISTOL FRINGE, 32 Princess Victoria Street, Clifton Village, Bristol BS8 4BZ.
Fringe Jazz is run in association with TREBLEROCK Guitar Shop

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Venue Details
32 Princess Victoria Street, Clifton Village