Bio

Review in Jazzwise Magazine

Entertainers Worldwide Registered Saxophonist

 

 

 

 

Dan Cartwright, a tenor saxophonist in the south, is a post graduate from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He started playing piano at age 4, moved on to classical violin in school, and then finally ditched it all for saxophone. With influences such as Sonny Rollins, Hank Mobley, Sonny Stitt, Dexter Gordon, and Stan Getz, he aims to maintain a classic jazz approach. Played and studied with the likes of Kenny Garret, Dave Liebman, Steve Coleman, Andy Panayi, Mike Williams, Jean Toussaint, Tim Howar, Herbie Flowers

“South Coast Rising Star” – Andy Lavender, Verdict Jazz Club

“Dan Cartwright is a natural. In a crowded field he stands out because everything he plays sounds effortlessly, unhurriedly right straight away. He connects straight to the source of what jazz is all about – time, tone, phrasing, a ton of swing and a bucketful of soul.” – Eddie Myer, Jazzwise Magazine

Tenor saxophonist Dan Cartwright ┬ácombines a classic tone with a modern approach and interacts expertly with other musicians.” – Charlie Anderson, Sussex Jazz Magazine

“You’re a natural born jazz musician” – Mike Williams, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

“I have participated in several jam sessions with Dan Cartwright and have been struck by his originality of thought, style and conceptual approach to jazz soloing.” – John Altman

Interview in Sussex Jazz Magazine