Trish Clowes


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“A high intensity, mercurial workout provides further evidence that Clowes is an improviser to be reckoned with”
Downbeat Magazine

Gilles Peterson

“Trish Clowes doesn’t just play the saxophone, she reinvents it.”
Rochester City Newspaper

‘Abbott & Costello’
directed by Rose Hendry

“… the increasingly formidable Trish Clowes… blending jazz energy with expertly-crafted structural devices … Her quartet negotiates the whole apparatus with insight.”
4* from BBC Music Magazine

“covers vast emotional territory with verve and vim”
4* from Mojo Magazine

“There is a balance between the players and a stylistic openness in the material, which shifts stealthily between a grounded, melodic accessability and airy abstraction.”
Kevin le Gendre, Jazzwise, 4* for Ninety Degrees Gravity

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“Listen, and then listen again, if only to remind yourself that this beautiful other world really does exist.”
Fiona Talkington on Ninety Degrees Gravity

“Strong on both group interplay and compositional skill this is one of the most outstanding UK jazz albums to be released this year.”
Stephen Graham, Marlbank, on Ninety Degrees Gravity

“masterfully-crafted… vivid and mesmerising”
Raul de Gama, JazzdaGama, on Ninety Degrees Gravity

“an album we can really get lost in”
Presto Music

“…veering between velvet and violence. Clowes has complete mastery of the tenor… Her lightning ability to transfer complex thought to action was equalled by the other virtuoso players”
Chris Kilby, bebopspokenhere blog, MY IRIS live on tour 2019

“exhilarating and darkly funky”
John Fordham, the Guardian, 4* for MY IRIS live on tour 2018

“Everything Clowes does has an invigorating purposefulness”
Ivan Hewett, the Telegraph, 4* for MY IRIS Album Launch

“spiralling melodic lines from saxophone, guitar and organ that overlapped to thrilling effect…The audience rose to its feet to demand an encore… a meeting of poetry and rhythmic drive”
Ian Patterson, All About Jazz, MY IRIS live on tour 2018

“jazz of the future” – Augsburger Allgemeine

“The jazz of the future… The time in the townhouse flies by, so moved one is listening to this quartet”
Michael Peter Bluhm, Augsburger Allgemeine, MY IRIS live

“musical wizardry”
Fiona Ord-Shrimpton, All About Jazz, 4.5* for MY IRIS

“With an agile, melodic imagination and an economy of ideas learned from Wayne Shorter, Clowes is a fluent improviser, and this set of original tunes was clearly intended to liberate rather than dictate”
Cormac Larkin, The Irish Times, 4* for MY IRIS