Kyla Brox can be tender, urgent and gritty: she blurs the distinction between pleasure and pain like the soul greats of old.
Another of our favourite residencies of 2016 is the Jamie Brownfield Quartet. It's a great band to listen to to start your weekend a day early! They'll be back in 2017 too!
It's been a long time since SNEAKY played at M&P's and we've managed to persuade him to come back!
"Soulful String Pilot Sneaky creates a deliberate collision of real instruments and genuine musical virtuosity with samples, production anarchy, DJ brainwaves and jazz chops"
Having ended this year's Jazz Festival on a high, we are super excited to see the return of the London collective The Boom Yeh with their eclectic brew of Funk, Afro-beat, Jazz, Disco and Psychedelic Rock.
This Halloween we are on the hunt for the elusive Matt & Phred’s ghost… Several customers have spotted a female ghost like figure on several occasions, peering down from the top of the Ladies stairwell… Maybe this is the year she’s going to join in the Halloween Party.
Early in 2012 guitarist Diego Prato formed his first original project, consisting of a trio with bass (Arron Bell) and drums (Joe Luckin). His background includes jazz, funk, Latin, soul and hip hop music. These elements are all important influences, shared by all members, in a sound that is jazz-based but that has an interest in, and a vision towards, the contemporary.
Local guitar hero Stuart McCallum plays his most recent material at Matt & Phreds each month. Best known for his work with Cinematic Orchestra, Stuart's music fuses electronica, jazz and folk to create a magical combination of both acoustic and electronic instruments that gives his music such a distinctive sound. Regular musicians at the night include some of Manchester's finest: