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Nat Birchall

Saxophonist Nat Birchall has always been something of an enigma, a sublimely soulful saxophonist hidden from view in the Northern hills of England. His debut album Sixth Sense (1999) first announced him to the jazz world as an urgent tenor saxophonist with a feel for pulsing modal hard-bop. But it was his cult hit and now highly sought after soulful slice of spiritual jazz Akhenaten (released on trumpeter Matthew Halsall’s label, Gondwana Records, in 2009) that suggested that the spirit of Coltrane was alive and well in Northern England. Acclaimed by the critics (MOJO for one hailing its ‘spacial sunship beauty’ and ‘lyrical heat haze hypnotism’) Akhenaten together with Halsall’s own releases ‘Sending My Love’ and ‘Colour Yes’ helped create the unique sound that the Independent On Sunday described as ‘rain soaked spiritual jazz from Manchester”.

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Albums

Nat Birchall: Invocations
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Jazzman Records
2015
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Nat Birchall: Live In Larissa
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Sound Soul And Spirit
2014
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Live In Larissa
Live In Larissa
Sound Soul And Spirit
2014
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World Without Form
World Without Form
Sound Soul And Spirit
2012
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Sacred Dimension
Sacred Dimension
Gondwana Records
2011
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Guiding Spirit
482 Music
2010
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