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The Hunt

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The Hunt
The Hunt


Ubuntu Music is delighted to announce the signing of composer/sax player Chris Maddock for the album release, The Hunt, in a burning quartet line-up.The project features a contemporary, groovy take on the classic Hammond organ trio line-up, augmented by saxophone. The music is inspired by the recent output of artists such as Larry Goldings and Joey DeFrancesco with similar line-ups, whilst also drawing on the influence of contemporary saxophone masters such as Jon Irabagon and Seamus Blake. The band includes some of London's finest young musicians - Liam Dunachie on organ, Tobie Carpenter on guitar, drummer Ed Richardson and a special guest appearance from Daniel Casimir on double bass.Chris is a saxophonist based in London, England. Under normal circumstances he performs regularly at many of the leading jazz venues in the UK and internationally with his own projects and as a sideman and is an active figure in the vibrant London Jazz scene. Chris studied first at the Trinity College of Music Junior Department before enrolling in Birmingham Conservatoire's prestigious jazz course, where he studied under the tutelage of many of the most respected jazz musicians in the UK, and won the Mike Gibbs/BBC big band composition & arranging prize. After graduating, he was subsequently awarded the Yamaha scholarship for outstanding jazz musicians and was a finalist in the Worshipful Company of Musicians young jazz Musician of the year competition. 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, Emma Smith, Hailey Tuck, Jonathan Silk Big band, Hackney Colliery Band, Toby Boalch Sextet and many others.Chris describes the story behind The Hunt:" I've always been a huge fan of ensembles centred around the Hammond organ - it allows the band to achieve a huge breadth of sound, and a very different texture to the classic piano and bass combo. Two albums which I really loved (and still do!), when I w


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