Olie Brice

Born: June 8, 1981    Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Olie Brice

I’m a jazz and improv double bassist, based in London. I lead and compose for two groups at the moment:

The Olie Brice Quartet (with Mark Hanslip – tenor, Leon Michener – piano and Jeff Williams- drums)

The Carracks Project (with James Allsopp – reeds, Nick Malcolm – trumpet, Alex Bonney – laptop and Mark Sanders – drums)

I’m also involved in several collaborative projects, including:

Riverloam Trio – (Mikolaj Trzaska – alto sax, bass clarinet and Mark Sanders – drums)

Catatumbo (trio with Ingrid Laubrock – tenor and Javier Carmona – drums)

Duo with Neil Metcalfe – flute...
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'consistently inspired' - The Wire

'Brice makes the entire body of his bass sing. He has the ability to deliver a fractal line that is as purposeful as any by the great jazz bassists, but to do so within an entirely abstract setting' - Brian Morton, Point of Departure

Mikolaj Trzaska / Olie Brice / Mark Sanders – Riverloam Trio 2xLP (No Business) 2012 Nick Malcolm Quartet – Glimmers (FMR) 2012 Ingrid Laubrock / Olie Brice / Javier Carmona – Catatumbo (Babel) 2012 Birchall / Brice / Marks Trio – Spitting Feathers CDR (Black and White Cat Press) 2012 BABs – Diving Bells (MiniLoop) 2012 Neil Metcalfe & Olie Brice – Brackish (FMR) 2011 Our Beautiful Ridiculous Plan - Bleaklow 3″ CDR (Black and White Cat Press/Hearing Aid) 2004

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