Way Out West Presents Martin Speake with Faith Brackenbury
8.30PM - 11.00PM
Vocals and violin, Rob Luft – guitar, Will Glaser – drums/percussion and Martin Speake – alto saxophone. A newly formed project formed to reflect Martin’s interest in rhythmic music from around the world including Arabic/Indian and Turkish influences. Expect to hear music that is very immediate for audiences, simple harmonically and groove based with expressive world class improvising expressing communicating melodic and rhythmic. Martin has established himself as a world class saxophonist and composer and played with most major jazz musicians in the UK. He has toured Europe, South America, Africa and the USA and has formed his own record label ‘Pumpkin’.Martin Speake is one of the most interesting and rewarding alto saxophonists now playing jazz on any continent.’ Thomas Conrad – Jazz Times.