MARTIN ARCHER

Jazz Related Improv/Composition / 21st Century Modern / Avant-Garde Jazz • United Kingdom
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Born 1957, in Sheffield, Yorkshire; composer, saxophones, synthesizers.

Martin Archer has been active in creative music as a composer, performer and recording artist since 1980. Originally a saxophonist influenced principally by Evan Parker and Anthony Braxton, Archer has moved toward electronics and new music technology in the 1990s. As a composer he is interested in organising sound material rather than in producing notated music, with emphasis on the interaction between composed, improvised and random events in the music, believing strongly that the area of greatest interest occurs when space is given for creative musicians to make a personal statement within a pre-existing framework. Archer's compositions increasingly use chance, which will always create an exciting musical event that no amount of planning could engineer.

Since 1980 Archer has performed many concerts of improvised music in one-off situations, and was involved in Company Week in 1988. However, his main work has been in the
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MARTIN ARCHER Wild Pathway Favourites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wild Pathway Favourites
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1988
MARTIN ARCHER Ghost Lily Cascade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ghost Lily Cascade
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1995
MARTIN ARCHER 88 Enemies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
88 Enemies
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1997
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer / Simon H. Fell ‎: Pure Water Construction album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer / Simon H. Fell ‎: Pure Water Construction
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1998
MARTIN ARCHER Winter Pilgrims Arriving album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Winter Pilgrims Arriving
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1999
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer, Geraldine Monk : Angel High Wires album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer, Geraldine Monk : Angel High Wires
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2001
MARTIN ARCHER Ten Studies for Organ album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ten Studies for Organ
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer • Geraldine Monk • Julie Tippetts ‎: Fluvium album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer • Geraldine Monk • Julie Tippetts ‎: Fluvium
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2002
MARTIN ARCHER English Commonflowers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
English Commonflowers
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2003
MARTIN ARCHER Heritage And Ringtones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Heritage And Ringtones
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2004
MARTIN ARCHER In Stereo Gravity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Stereo Gravity
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2008
MARTIN ARCHER Blue Meat, Black Diesel & Engine Room Favourites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Meat, Black Diesel & Engine Room Favourites
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2013
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer & Bo Meson ‎: Echoic Entertainment album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer & Bo Meson ‎: Echoic Entertainment
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2015
MARTIN ARCHER Story Tellers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Story Tellers
21st Century Modern 2016
MARTIN ARCHER Archer / Mwamba / Bennett / Fairclough : Sunshine! Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Archer / Mwamba / Bennett / Fairclough : Sunshine! Quartet
21st Century Modern 2017
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer, Graham Clark, Stephen Grew, Johnny Hunter : Felicity's Ultimatum album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer, Graham Clark, Stephen Grew, Johnny Hunter : Felicity's Ultimatum
Avant-Garde Jazz 2017
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer & Engine Room Favourites : Safety Signal From A Target Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer & Engine Room Favourites : Safety Signal From A Target Town
21st Century Modern 2018
MARTIN ARCHER Another Fantastic Individual album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Another Fantastic Individual
21st Century Modern 2019

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MARTIN ARCHER Live In Krakow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live In Krakow
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2006
MARTIN ARCHER Martin Archer & Engine Room Favourites ‎: Bad Tidings From Slackwater Drag album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Archer & Engine Room Favourites ‎: Bad Tidings From Slackwater Drag
21st Century Modern 2015

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