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Olie Brice

Double bassist Olie Brice plays jazz and the music known as improv, both as a leader and a sideman. He has a trio, a duo and a band called BABs, but it’s with his quintet that he made an album… Read More ›

Mike Fletcher Trio

Town Hall, Birmingham UK 13-05-2015 This trio – Mike Fletcher on C melody saxophone, Ollie Brice on double bass and Jeff Williams on drums – had played as half a double bill back in January at the CBSO Centre. Then… Read More ›

Mike Fletcher – April 2014

It’s been a year since I caught up with saxophonist and flautist Mike Fletcher and in the intervening months the Birmingham-based musician has been chosen to represent this city as a European Concert Halls Organisation (ECHO) Rising Star and has formed a… Read More ›

CD review: Martin Speake

Always A First Time (Pumpkin Records 005) Saxophonist Martin Speake is known for his cool, luminously creative alto technique and this double CD release gives him plenty of room to stretch out and exercise his vision. This recording was created… Read More ›