Martin Dale is one of the busiest and most popular saxophonists in the South West and 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 and makes regular appearances at UK Jazz festivals, where he has performed with Lee Gibson, Alan Barnes, and Mark Nightingale.
Dick Pearce joined The Ronnie Scott Quintet in 1980, with whom he travelled all over the world for the following 14 years. The band included John Critchinson (piano), Ron Mathewson (double bass), Martin Drew (drums) and Ronnie Scott (tenor sax). In 1990 the quintet became a sextet with the addition of Mornington Lockett on tenor sax. In more recent years Dick has been heard with – Alan Barnes / Don Weller’s ‘Tribute to Cannonball Adderley Band’. The Don Weller Big Band. Tim Richards’ ‘Great Spirit’. John Williams’ ‘New Perspectives’. Stan and Clarke Tracey’s ‘Ellingtonia’. ‘PD3 with Dick Pearce’ (PD3 = Pete Downes trio). John Critchinson’s tribute to Ronnie Scott band.
Details on performance times are in the official Programme and Lanyard.