The Crispy Tenors was formed in early 2018 in the classic line up of a twin tenor saxophone quintet.
Drawing inspiration from the heavyweights of the bop era, expect to hear the bands favourite standard jazz repertoire, played our way in swinging arrangements.
Rodina are returning to Matt and Phreds but this time with a Latin-funk inspired gig incorporating songs from their new album “You Got Soul" A wonderfully beautiful soundscape spreads thoughout this superb album sure to enchant everyone from fans of female singers like Corinne Bailey Rae and Ruth Koleva to fans of Cinematic Orchestra’s jazz and fans of Neo Soul from the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote.
Our favourite boys are back! If you haven't already been to a Speakeasy gig, get yourself down to this gig, it's going to be great!
We are super excited to be adding a Saturday Late Night DJ event to M&P's with all round superstar, John S. Locke!
John S. Locke has been a DJ and face around Manchester on and off for literally over 40 years!
House band The Nightcreatures host the third Monday of the month jam session with music from the Crescent City of New Orleans. Musicians of all kinds are welcome to come and join in performing standard repertoire made famous in The Big Easy as well as other material given the NOLA treatment.
Mat Walklate is a forceful, dynamic harmonica-player, with a rich, soulful baritone and a bag full of great Blues songs.
James Lawley is a scintillating, powerful guitarist; a stalwart of the Manchester blues scene, James has played with almost everybody, most notable, the great Franny Eubanks.
Together, they set the stage alight with a varied mix of classic Blues songs.
Dave Luvin's monthly gig at Matt and Phreds features Manchester's most talented Jazz Singers backed by the Dave Luvin Group. Come down for a relaxed laid back vibe listening to songs from The Great American Song Book mixed with original compositions.
Charlie Cooper writes vintage soul, updated perfectly, sung with deep and husky soul-pipes.
Taking the lead from the lady pianists that have inspired her own writing such as Carol King and Nina Simone, Charlie leads tonight's performance from behind the piano with three of her legendary CC's.