alex merritt

Mike Williams’ Sama

CBSO Centre, Birmingham UK 09-01-2015 Jazzlines, Birmingham’s premier jazz producers, opened their 2015 season with real aplomb and a project long overdue: a commission for new music from the saxophonist, composer and, perhaps most importantly, teacher, Mike Williams. Williams has been… Read More ›

Cobweb pick of the week

JJ Wheeler marks his card. This week’s Cobweb Pick of the week features an all-star cast of a Cobweb founder (Percy Purseglove), current Cobweb leader (Lluis Mather), Cobweb legend (Alex Merritt) and honorary member Jon Scott of Kairos Quartet fame…. Read More ›

Good gigs in small rooms

Two excellent bands play in intimate surroundings over the next two evenings. Saxophonist Alex Merritt, a grad of the Birmingham Conservatoire jazz course and currently playing and teaching in London, has played with the Kit Downes Trio as his band,… Read More ›