Duncan Eagles Group

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Last Show: Sunday 3 rd June 2018

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Duncan Eagles is a London based saxophonist that is described by JazzWise as "as fast becoming one of the most exciting players emerging on the UK jazz scene". Recognized internationally for his work with UK band Partikel as well as working extensively as a sideman, Duncan has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals and venues in the world including Love Supreme Festival, Rochester Jazz Festival (New York), Vancouver Jazz Festival, and Wuhan Jazz Festival (China). With years of touring with various bands behind him, Duncan presents this new group bringing together all of his experiences with a set of exciting, melodic and spontaneous music. This afternoon Duncan will be showcasing material that will be recorded next week for his upcoming album due to be released early next year on USA label Ropeadope.

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"Saxophonist Duncan Eagles holds the stage with his attractively dry tone, sharpness and the urgent ferocity of his tenor improvising" - John Fordham, The Guardian

"Eagles's tone on his various horns achieves an impressive blend of colours and dynamics. His compositions and arrangements, embracing sinuous, sinewy elegance, spiky funk and languid ballads, repay close attention." - BBC Music Magazine

Duncan Eagles (saxophones)

Romain Pilon (guitar)

Matt Robinson (piano)

Max Luthert (bass)

Dave Hamblett (drums)