exploring the nexus of improvisation and Spectralism
Martin Kay (alto sax and composition), Steve Barry (Piano), Emily Granger (Harp), Ben Carey (modular synthesiser), Jamie Cameron (drums)
Continuum saxophone quartet
Dedicated to performing Australian compositions and select international repertoire
Soundtrack to the classic Betty Boop cartoon composed by Martin Kay and recorded by Continuum Saxophone quartet.
Continuum saxophone quartet live at Dangrove, Sydney. Christina Leonard, James Nightingale, Martin Kay, Nick Russionello.
Martin Kay writes commissions for various ensembles
The Burrow. Composed by Martin Kay performed by Plexus. Monica Curro (violin), Phil Arkenstall (clarinet), Stefan Cassemenos (piano).
A collaboration with the visual artist Angela Wagstaff performed at art galleries and festivals
Performed by Martin Kay (sax), Mathew Bruce (violin), David Reaston (guitar), Steve Barry (piano), Jamie Cameron (drums). Etchings by Angela Wagstaff, Animation by Steve Weymouth.
An 7-10 piece ensemble playing 'guerilla music' a form of hyper mobile and powerful indy-jazz
Live at Banff, Canada.
Mark Shim (Musical director) Martin Kay (Alto sax) Davy Lazar (trumpet) Rocky Amer (Trombone) Edward Gavitt (Guitar) Evan Hyde (drums) Nick Dunston (bass) Jon Elbaz (piano) Claire Dickson (vocals) Drawing by Zhectoid. I think it sums up Ligeti's space adventures beautifully.
The Fantastic Terrific Munkle
A quirky chamber music ensemble playing pithy tunes referencing multiple genres
The Fantastic Terrific Munkle live @ Dangrove. Julian Curwin (Guitar, Banjo), Martin Kay (Clarinet), Sam Golding (Tuba), Danny Heifetz (Drums).
An indy-jazz trio blending composed forms with free form improvisation
Live at the Brisbane Jazz Club. Martin Kay (composition and saxophone), David Reaston (guitar), Jamie Cameron (drums)