Christian Brewer (alto sax) together with the Roger Odell Trio at Jazznights Clare Sunday 14th Nov 2010 8.00pm £7.00

Christian is one of the most lyrical and soulful alto players to have emerged from the UK in recent years. Loved for his melodic playing and pure tone, he has risen to christian_brewer 3prominence on the British jazz scene. He is now a regular at London’s prestigious Ronnie Scott’s and both he and his band are in great demand.

Christian studied at Leeds and The Guildhall School of Music. However, the defining musical inspiration came from playing alongside Julian Joseph and the Mondesir brothers at Ian Carr¹s jazz London fusion orchestra.

"..a truly superlative debut,the standard of playing is phenomenal.Brewer is a superb alto saxophonist and christian_brewer 2an excellent composer." – Ian Carr

"..A Phil Woods-like accuracy on fast tracks combines with a soul-searching Art Pepper quality to his ballad playing.." – Jazzwise magazine

"He is a remarkably fluent and craftsman like improviser" – Jazz UK

Brewer himself is a passionate, gutsy player with what Ian Carr accurately describes as a ‘glowing, lyrical sound’ infused with abrasive pep

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