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Claire Martin with the Martin Sjöstedt Trio

1st October 2024, 5.30pm

Claire is reunited with her Swedish trio marking their second collaboration 'Almost in Your Arms'.

Ticket prices

£35 – £50

Line-up

CLAIRE MARTIN – vocals
MARTIN SJÖSTEDT – piano
NIKLAS FERNQVIST – bass
DANIEL FREDRIKSSON – drums

Uppsala born pianist/arranger Martin Sjöstedt leads the trio comprising bassist Niklas Fernqvist and drummer Daniel Fredriksson. Sjöstedt, one of Sweden’s most gifted and talked about jazz musicians, has created imaginative new arrangements of contemporary material exclusively for this exciting project.

Claire has collaborated with Martin Taylor, John Martyn, Stephane Grappelli, Kenny Barron and Jim Mullen. She worked extensively with Richard Rodney Bennett until his death in 2012 and has been signed to Linn Records since 1990 releasing 18 albums.  At the Queen’s Birthday Honours in June 2011, Claire was delighted to be awarded an OBE for her Services to Jazz. In 2018 she was the proud recipient of the BASCA Gold Badge Award for her contribution to jazz.