In Conversation with Matthew Read - Anecdotes Vol 2

January 10, 2018

About This Episode

In today’s podcast we meet up-and-coming double bassist Matthew Read.

Having caused quite a stir with the launch of his trio’s debut album back in 2016, the new year sees Matthew build on that success with a new album, Anecdotes Vol 2, which features 11 original compositions drawing on jazz, folk, country, hip-hop, dance music, spirituals and both European and American church music. As you might expect, there’s a lot more to leading a jazz trio than merely booking rehearsals, learning the material and getting to grips with the live performances. Luckily, with a First Class honours Degree in Jazz from the Guildhall School of Music and having already been awarded the prestigious Alec Dankworth Prize for Big Band composition and arranging, a talent as significant as Matthew’s is built to last, so catch him when you can …

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