Playtime: New Works

Martin Kershaw and Graeme Stephen founded Playtime with Mario Caribe and Tom Bancroft in 2014. In this latest session on 24th September, the quartet plays new compositions by all four musicians.

Playtime: New Works

About Playtime: New Works

Saxophonist Martin Kershaw and guitarist Graeme Stephen founded Playtime with bassist Mario Caribe and drummer Tom Bancroft in 2014 to give them an opportunity to try out new ideas, play new compositions and pay homage to jazz giants.

They've since created a real buzz around the Outhouse in Broughton Street's loft space every second Thursday by presenting informal sessions of superb quality. Tributes have been paid to Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Keith Jarrett and Pat Metheny, to name just a few of the heroes whose music the quartet has honoured, and an album of completely free improvisation, showing another side of Playtime, has been released to considerable acclaim.

In this latest session, the quartet plays new compositions by all four musicians. It'll be seriously good music, lightened by a jovial and often cheerfully irreverent presentation, with great playing and genuine spontaneity.

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