Chris Maddock - Music in the Museum

Music in the Museum: Jazz presents the very best of jazz.  

Chris is a saxophonist, arranger and composer based in London, England. He performs regularly at many of the leading Jazz venues in the UK and internationally with his own projects and as a sideman. A 2012 alumnus of Birmingham Conservatoire's Jazz prestigious jazz course, he has been an in-demand player in many different contexts, including recording/performing with the Clark Tracey Quintet + Hexad, Young pilgrims, Tom Dunnett Sextet, Omar Kamal, and many others.

Chris Maddock Quartet

Formed in 2017, Chris' quartet aims to explore combining elements of the classic organ-based rhythm section sound with a wide range of modern jazz influences, including Joey Defrancesco, Seamus Blake, Donny McCaslin and others.

A strong arsenal of Chris' original material and arrangements gives this group of exceptional musicians free reign to explore powerful grooves and electrifying improvisational flights.

The Band

Chris Maddock: Saxophone

An award-winning graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire's Jazz degree course, Chris was immediately recruited into UK drumming legend Clark Tracey's quintet. As a sideman in this band and many others, Chris has established himself as an in-demand saxophonist on the UK and international scene, performing with ensembles and artists including the Jonathan Silk Big Band, Tom Dunnett Sextet, Hailey Tuck, Emma Smith, Syd Lawrence orchestra, Omar Kamal and many others.

Tobie Carpenter: Guitar

A fellow 2012 alumnus of Birmingham Conservatoire, Tobie leads his own acclaimed trio, with which he has recently released an album: Dead Pan Party (reaching no. 1 on the iTunes Jazz album charts!). Highly versatile, Tobie also performs regularly with rising start bassist Daniel Casimir and in more traditional contexts on banjo.

Liam Dunachie also joins the quartet on the organ, and Ed Richardson on the drums. 

Running Time: 2 X 45 minutes, with a 30 minute interval.

 

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