MARTIN SPEAKE

Post Bop / 21st Century Modern / World Fusion / Third Stream / Jazz Related Improv/Composition / Fusion • United Kingdom
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Citing Lee Konitz, Charlie Parker, Warne Marsh, Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, Ornette Coleman, Steve Coleman, Rabi Abou Khalil, and Paul Motian as major influences, Martin has developed a personal ​musical voice that expresses a deep understanding of the history and language of Jazz with individuality as an improviser that is intelligent, melodic, cool, complex, direct, beautiful and ​profound.

Born in Barnet, North London in 1958, Martin was inspired to take up the saxophone at the age ​of 16. From 1977-81, he studied Classical Saxophone at Trinity College of Music, where he was awarded the prestigious Dame Ruth Railton prize for woodwind playing. He first came to public attention as a founder member of the award winning Saxophone Quartet ‘Itchy Fingers’ during the height of the UK’s so called ‘80’s Jazz Revival’ when a host of young musicians including Courtney Pine, Andy Sheppard, Django Bates, Iain Ballamy and the big bands
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Ubuntu Music 2018
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Change Of HeartChange Of Heart
ECM 2006
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MARTIN SPEAKE In Our Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Our Time
Fusion 1994
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake Ensemble ‎: Amazing Grace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake Ensemble ‎: Amazing Grace
Post Bop 1997
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake / Nikki Iles ‎: The Tan T Ien album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake / Nikki Iles ‎: The Tan T Ien
21st Century Modern 1998
MARTIN SPEAKE Trust album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trust
Post Bop 1998
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake, Nikki Iles, Duncan Hopkins, Anthony Michelli ‎: Secret album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake, Nikki Iles, Duncan Hopkins, Anthony Michelli ‎: Secret
Post Bop 2001
MARTIN SPEAKE Exploring Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Exploring Standards
Post Bop 2003
MARTIN SPEAKE The Journey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Journey
World Fusion 2004
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake, Ethan Iverson ‎: My Ideal album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake, Ethan Iverson ‎: My Ideal
Post Bop 2004
MARTIN SPEAKE Charlie Parker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Charlie Parker
Post Bop 2005
MARTIN SPEAKE Change Of Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Change Of Heart
Post Bop 2006
MARTIN SPEAKE Hullabaloo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hullabaloo
Post Bop 2007
MARTIN SPEAKE Generations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Generations
Post Bop 2008
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake, Colin Oxley ‎: Two Not One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake, Colin Oxley ‎: Two Not One
Post Bop 2010
MARTIN SPEAKE Always A First Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Always A First Time
21st Century Modern 2013
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake, Douglas Finch ‎: Sound Clouds album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Martin Speake, Douglas Finch ‎: Sound Clouds
21st Century Modern 2013
MARTIN SPEAKE Duos For Trio The Music Of Béla Bartók album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duos For Trio The Music Of Béla Bartók
Third Stream 2017
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake, Faith Brackenbury : Zephyr album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake, Faith Brackenbury : Zephyr
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2017
MARTIN SPEAKE Intention album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Intention
21st Century Modern 2018
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake / Alex Maguire : Feathers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake / Alex Maguire : Feathers
21st Century Modern 2019

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MARTIN SPEAKE Live At Riverhouse album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Riverhouse
Post Bop 2009
MARTIN SPEAKE Martin Speake With Oren Marshall And Mark Sanders : The Quiet Mind album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Martin Speake With Oren Marshall And Mark Sanders : The Quiet Mind
21st Century Modern 2014

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