bands / tracks / links

Active Groups:

(w/Riaan Vosloo (bass), Rob Updegraff (guitar), Tim Giles (drums) 
the longest-running group I've played in - more info here, stream and/or buy 2nd CD from Babel here; new CD 'Strange Folk' set for release June 2016

HTrio (with Otto Willberg (bass), Andrew Cheetham (drums)
trio with Manchester's finest, we're ambassador artists for Jazz North's Northern Line scheme - stream/buy our CD here. I also play duo regularly with Otto and with Andrew 

The Revival Room  (w/Adam Fairhall (hammond organ), Johnny Hunter (drums)

new collaborative group playing compositions by all three of us plus some jazz songs we happen to like 

Linea 4 (w/Bruce Coates (saxophones), John Jasnoch, Ian Simpson (guitars) 

sax and guitar double-duo quartet, we've played a small handful of concerts at Fizzle in Birmingham, Noise Upstairs and Islington Mill in Manchester, with more planned for summer and autumn

Various groupings w/Stephen Grew (piano), incl duo, trio with Otto Willberg (double bass), trio with Ale
xander Cutteridge (laptop) 

improvised groupings with fantastic Lancaster-based pianist. Our first release together, 'Church' with Alex Cutteridge and Ed Williams on guitar, will be released soon on the Tombed Visions label!

Trio w/Phil Morton (guitar, sampler, objects), Walt Shaw (drums, percussion, objects)

also regular side person with Johnny Hunter Quartet 
(Seth Bennett - double bass, Graham South - trumpet, JH - drums/compositions)
not to be confused with the more prolific and popular Johnny Hunter Quartet, which is the same people bar me and Seth. 

Johnny Hunter's strings project 'Pale Blue Dot' (with Seth Bennett - db, Gemma Bass - violin, Aby Vulliamy - viola, Alice Eldridge - cello, and of course JH - drums/compositions)

Trio w Johnny Hunter & Olie Brice 

groups recent and past: 

Duo w/Javier Carmona 
see more info here, stream and/or buy our first CD 'DosadoS' from Babel Label here 
(w/Paul Dunmall (saxophones), Ed Ricart, Phillip Gibbs (guitars)
sax and guitar double-duo quartet, our first CD is available from FMR here,  more info here, listen:

Duos with:

- Olie Brice (double bass) some live stuff here and here

- Stephane Payen (alto saxophone) - listen here 


- Otto Fischer (guitar), Tim Giles (drums)

- John Jasnoch (12 string guitar, Oud), John Ball (santoor) 

- Dominic Lash (double bass), Phillip Marks (drums) - listen here and here

Mike Hurley (piano), Mark Sanders or Miles Levin (drums) 
more info here


- Alex Bonney (trumpets) / Mark Hanslip (ts) / Olie Brice (double bass) / Mark Sanders (drums) 

Federico ReubenDominic LashPhillip Marks - new CD 'Screech 'n Glitch' coming soon, here's a preview:

Han-Earl Park (guitar), Dominic Lash (bass), Phillip Marks (drums) 

As a sideperson:

- Olie Brice Quintet (with Alex Bonney (tr), Jeff Williams (dr), Waclaw Zimpel (cl) - CD 'Immune To Clockwork' out on Multikulti records 

- Jonathan Bratoeff Quartet (also feat. Marcina Arnold) - recent CD 'Words of my Father' out on, also previously 'Mindscapes' on F-iRE Records

- Tony Bianco's Utoma Quartet (with Mike Fletcher - alto, Colin Somervell - bass) - CD out on FMR Records