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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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Discography

Cosmic Language

Cosmic Language

Jazzman Records
2018

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Nat Birchall: Creation

Nat Birchall: Creation

Sound Soul And Spirit
2016

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Creation

Creation

Sound Soul And Spirit
2016

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Invocations

Invocations

Jazzman Records
2015

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Nat Birchall: Invocations

Nat Birchall:...

Jazzman Records
2015

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Nat Birchall: Live In Larissa

Nat Birchall: Live In...

Sound Soul And Spirit
2014

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Speak To Us Of Love

Speak To Us Of Love

Nat Birchall
World Without Form

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