Touring his debut album, saxophonist and composer Phil Meadows takes joy in capturing snapshots of situations that have triggered personal Engines of Creation. From tales of cartoonish characters and trivial battles, to marking pivotal situations, arrivals and departures, Meadows’ clever episodic writing balances an eclectic range of contemporary influences, strong improvisational language, and wit.
Combining soaring melodies, a collection of grooves and elements of the avant-guard the group showcases players from an important new wave of rising British talent.
“His music is perfect, really accessible with a tight sound and great buzz”– Special FX, Royal Exchange Theatre
“A highly professional, diligent, creative and enthusiastic musician. Certainly one to watch and definitely one to listen to.”– Jason Yarde
The group consists of; Phil Meadows on saxophone, Laura Jurd on trumpet, Elliot Galvin on piano, Conor Chaplin on double bass and Simon Roth on drums. They are releasing their debut album Engines of Creation through an eight-date UK tour.
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