Martin Dale

Secret Garden Jazz & Blues - Sunday 28th at 12:30 pm

One of the busiest and most popular saxophonists in the South West. Martin runs his own quartet and appears regularly as a guest soloist. He was a member of the John Burch Octet, taking the tenor sax position when Dick Morrissey became ill, and is also a member of the London based group “Sax Appeal” and “Jack Bruce Blues Experience”.

Martin has worked on the Q.E.2 as lead alto player, backing such artists as Neil Sedaka, Petula Clark, and Tom Jones.

Martin’s Plymouth based band has worked with Jim Mullen, Roy Williams, Derek Nash, Dick Pearce, Bruce Adams, Digby Fairweather and the highly acclaimed Peter King to name but a few. Martin has also worked with the 2008 X Factor winner, Alexandra Burke.

Martin has recorded for the BBC on radio and television sound tracks. To date he has released 8CDs which have been played on both Radio 2,3 and Jazz FM.