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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.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra with Duke Heitger

    Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me

    Performers: Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra, Duke Heitger (Trumpet)

    • Celebrating Satchmo.
    • Lake Records.
    • Promo CD.
  • Napolean Maddox:IsWhat?!

    Homestead

    Performers: Napolean Maddox (Vocals/Beatbox), Ricardo Izquierdo (Sax), Hamid Drake (Drums), Brent Olds (Bass)

    • Big Appetite.
    • OSNR Recrods.
    • OSNR 91004.
  • Wyatt/Atzmon/Stephen

    Laura

    Performers: Robert Wyatt (Vocal), Gilad Atzmon (Sax), Ros Stephen (Violinist)

    • “…..For The Ghosts Within”.
    • Domino Recording Company.
    • WIGCD 236P.
  • Barb Jungr

    Times They Are A-Changin'

    Performers: Barb Junger

    • Just Like A Woman (Hymn to Nina).
    • Linn.
    • AKD 309.
  • : Martin Drew’s New Couriers

    Royal Ascot

    Performers: Martin Drew (Drums), Mornington Lockett (Tenor Sax), Jim Hart (Vibes), Paul Morgan (Double Bass), Robin Aspland (Piano) Composer: Tubby Hayes BBC Evesdrop Recording, recorded at The Jags, Ascot on 11th April 2010

  • : Martin Drew’s New Couriers

    Monk's Dream

    Performers: Martin Drew (Drums), Mornington Lockett (Tenor Sax), Jim Hart (Vibes), Paul Morgan (Double Bass), Robin Aspland (Piano) Composer: Thelonious Monk BBC Evesdrop Recording, recorded at The Jags, Ascot on 11th April 2010

  • : Martin Drew’s New Couriers

    Seven Steps To Heaven

    Performers: Martin Drew (Drums), Mornington Lockett (Tenor Sax), Jim Hart (Vibes), Paul Morgan (Double Bass), Robin Aspland (Piano) Composer: Victor Feldman BBC Evesdrop Recording, recorded at The Jags, Ascot on 11th April 2010

  • Arild Andersen featuring Tommy Smith

    Dream Horse

    Performers: Arild Andersen (Bass), Tommy Smith (Sax), Paolo Vinaccia (Drums)

    • ECM.
    • ECM 2078.
  • Billy Jenkins’ Trio Blues Suburbia

    Looking for Mr Happy

    Performers: Billy Jenkins (Guitar), Jim Watson (Organ), Mike Pickering (Drums)

    • Born Again (And the Religion Is The Blues).
    • VOTP.
    • VOCD 111.

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