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Nat Birchall and Franklin Kiermyer's Transcension with Davis Whitfield and Nimrod Speaks at Band On The Wall

Posted by Joshua French on July 30, 2015

Where

Band On The Wall
25 Swan Street
Manchester
Map
0161 813 2222

When

Tue, September 15, 2015
19:30

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Musicians

Nat Birchall
saxophone, tenor
Nimrod Speaks
bass, acoustic

About

Transcension is a new group formed by fiery Canadian drummer Franklin Kiermyer and soulful UK saxophonist Nat Birchall, drawn together by the similarities in their respective approaches, the two musicians have joined forces in this special collaboration. Both artists have been influenced by spiritual, devotional and folk music from all over the world, and especially the music of the John Coltrane quartet.

This new quartet also features two of the strongest young players from the New York and Philadelphia jazz scenes, pianist Davis Whitfield and bassist Nimrod Speaks. The group will be playing specially composed music for this project, written by the two co-leaders...

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