Seven Jazz - The Leeds Club for Quality Accessible Jazz

Matt Robinson - Piano, Matthew Herd - Sax, Will Glaser - Drums

 

This trio aims to explore early songbook and jazz repertoire in an open and honest way.

Matt Robinson is a London based pianist, composer and improviser, working primarily in jazz and contemporary music. As well as writing music for several of his own projects, he performs regularly around the UK in various collaborations and original music projects. Matt is a member of several regularly performing bands including Snowpoet, Reuben Fowler Big Band, Fini Bearman Group, Ollie Howell Quintet, Max Luthert’s Orbital, Alex Munk’s Flying Machines, Corrie Dick Group, Nick Costley-White Quartet and the Sam Rapley Group.

Originally from Glasgow, Matthew Herd is a London based saxophonist and composer. A keen writer and improviser Matthew leads his own band, 'Seafarers' as well as appearing in a number of other projects led by his contemporaries, and has written for small and large ensembles as well as for a selection of short films. Recently Matthew has recorded with the Misha Mullov-Abbado Quintet and in a duo with percussionist Will Glaser. 

Will Glaser is a Nottingham born Drummer and Percussionist.  An emerging talent on the British Jazz scene Will has had the pleasure of working with British Jazz luminaries such as Dame Cleo Lane, The London Jazz Orchestra, Ian Shaw and Julian Joseph. He is a member of Tom Mcreddie’s Inkine, The Ben Cox Band and leads his own trio, 40 Ton Parachute, with saxophonist Sam Rapley and guitarist Nick Costly-White. With a broad range of influences Will can be seen performing regularly in various contexts throughout the capital.

"Although an opportunity to work in a slightly unusual line up, the trio's focus is on how we improvise collectively and is primarily an excuse for us to play tunes we love together and see where we can take them" - Matthew Robinson.

Matt Robinson, Matthew Herd and Will Glaser appear on Sunday afternoon 9 July @Seven Arts 1.30pm start £10/8 (NUS £5)