My Iris

“awesome foursome… impeccable”
4* from Dave Gelly, The Observer

“exhilarating and darkly funky”
4* from John Fordham, The Guardian

“The jazz of the future”
Michael Peter Bluhm, Augsburger Allgemeine


photo by Dannie Price

“musical wizardry”
4.5* from Fiona Ord-Shrimpton, All About Jazz

“they threw themselves into the highly concentrated layered pieces, dropped into melancholy streams without a net”
Udo Eberl, Südwest Presse


trish_cover_mediumOut now on Basho Records

Trish Clowes – Saxophones
Chris Montague – Guitar
Ross Stanley – Piano and Hammond Organ
James Maddren – Drums

My Iris is the latest ensemble project from saxophonist, BASCA British Composer Award winner and former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Trish Clowes, featuring on Clowes’ fourth album release for Basho Records in 2017. Intricate compositions juxtapose startling melodies and ethereal whispers with gnarly lines and earthy grooves, creating the ultimate platform for individuality and improvisation.

The band have just completed another highly successful tour, this time around the UK and Ireland, performing at venues such as Turner Sims (Southampton) and the National Opera House (Wexford).  Past appearances include Gateshead International Jazz Festival, Stadthaus Ulm (Germany), EFG London Jazz Festival and broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and Radio Bremen (Germany). They have also begun to record some new material…

For more MY IRIS videos (live & documentary) take a look here

You can listen to extracts from the ‘My Iris’ album here