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Roller Trio

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Years active  2011 (2011)–present
Members  James Mainwaring
Genres  Jazz, Rock music
Website  link
Albums  Roller Trio

Origin  Leeds, United Kingdom (2011)
Record labels  Real World Records, Society of Sound, F-IRE Collective, Lamplight Social Records, F-IRE Recorded Music Ltd.
Similar  Sam Lee, Led Bib, Field Music, trioVD, Zoe Rahman
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Roller Trio are a British Jazz-Rock trio, who formed whilst studying at Leeds College of Music in 2011. In 2012, their eponymous debut studio album was nominated for the Mercury Prize and also nominated for MOBO Awards Best Jazz Act in 2012. In performance, John Fordham of The Guardian described their preview gig for the Mercury prize [as having] "the same wild insouciance that has made their sound a howl of fresh air." DJ and broadcaster Gilles Peterson described their music as "Dark, menacing, bass heavy – the new sound of UK jazzzzzzz!" They are known for their "epic memorably singalong melody hooks and blistering riffs".

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Members

  • James Mainwaring – saxophones
  • Luke Wynter – guitar
  • Luke Reddin-Williams – drums
  • Discography

    Studio albums
  • Roller Trio (2012)
  • Live at Jazz in the Round (2012)
  • Fracture (2014)
  • Live in Rotterdam (2014)
  • Songs

    Deep HeatRoller Trio · 2012
    The Nail That Stands UpRoller Trio · 2012
    High TeaFracture · 2014

    References

    Roller Trio Wikipedia


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