Martin Drew Tribute
Claire Martin presents a tribute to the late drummer Martin Drew, with a previously unbroadcast set given at the Jags Jazz club in Ascot, featuring his New Couriers band.
Jazz Line-Up pays tribute to the late Martin Drew - extraordinary Jazz Drummer who is truly one of the last "Greats" in UK Jazz. Radio 3 recorded him at the Jags Jazz club in Ascot and this previously unbroadcast set presents him with his New Couriers band, line-up Martin Drew (Drums), Mornington Lockett (Tenor Sax), Jim Hart (Vibes), Paul Morgan (Double Bass), Robin Aspland (Piano). He has been playing for over 50 years, won many awards, and has entries in various books and encyclopaedias all over the world.
His current project "The New Couriers", pays tribute to the music of Michael Brecker, Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Victor Feldman, Jimmy Deuchar, and Clark Terry.