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Matthew Halsall
Oct 2020 05

Matthew Halsall

Barbican Centre

Times: 7pm - 11pm

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Manchester-based composer, arranger, producer, DJ and band-leader Matthew Halsall has carved out a niche for himself as one of the UK’s brightest talents. His languid, soulful, beautiful music has won international acclaim and here he unveils his exciting new band. Halsall’slabel, Gondwana Records, recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary is home to internationally renowned talent such as Portico Quartet, Mammal Hands, Hania Raniand Allysha Joy. Expect to hear new material, deep covers and reworks from Halsall’s luminous back catalogue. Featuring: Matthew Halsall trumpet, Matt Cliffe flute & saxophone, Maddie Herbert harp, Liviu Gheorghepiano, Gavin Barras bass, Alan Taylor drums and Jack McCarthy percussion.


“Rain-streaked spiritual jazz from Manchester.” The Independent on Sunday

“’Kind of Blue’ meets The Cinematic Orchestra…” Time Out

“Combines deep, mellow modal grooves and cascading harp glissandi with sublime soloing to create something that’s simultaneously refreshing and relaxing” ★★★★★Record Collector

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