Mon 5 Oct 2020

Matthew Halsall

From £22.50 plus booking fee

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. He won international acclaim for his languid, soulful, and beautiful solo music prior to beginning to perform with his full live band. Halsall’s label, Gondwana Records, recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary is home to internationally renowned talent such as Portico Quartet, Mammal Hands, Hania Rani and Allysha Joy. 

Expect to hear new material, deep covers and reworks from Halsall’s luminous back catalogue.

The live band features Matthew Halsall on the trumpet, Matt Cliffe on the flute & saxophone, Maddie Herbert playing harp, Liviu Gheorghe on the piano, Gavin Barras playing bass, Alan Taylor on drums and Jack McCarthy on percussion.

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Praise for Matthew Halsall

“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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