“A milestone for both himself and the saxophone world”  Barak Schmool – F-ire Collective...

“Each disc is a separate Gulliver’s voyage to somewhere marvellous…A band of young giants” ★★★★ Brian Morton – Jazz Journal ...

loddon mill

“Truly exceptional musicians who entertained a full house until we could applaud no more!.. a very memorable evening of music making at the very highest level!” Loddon Mill Arts...

“Martin’s is an affecting, attractively fragile approach… which imparts considerable warmth and emotion” Chris Parker, London jazz...

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  “This is an honest, cohesive and sophisticated release – a band to listen out for in 2011 and a credit to the F-ire collective” Iain Ballamy...

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Jazz band Hire, Somerset and The Southwest

“the lyrical sway of Andy Sheppard, the atmospherics of Jan Garbarek, the pensiveness of Kenny Wheeler and the country-chime of early Keith Jarrett…. this quartet are players of real promise” John Fordham, The Guardain...

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“One of 2011’s most pleasing new discoveries…a remarkably mature and assured statement from such a young musician… If he can maintain these standards he is surely destined to become a major figure on the UK jazz scene” Ian Mann The Jazz Mann...