The album features some of the UK's best jazz players - Iain Ballamy sax, Jeremy Stacy drums, Robert Mitchell keyboards and Yaron Stavi bass as well as of course Mark on guitar. Sleeper Street moves from beautiful melodies and exhilarating solos to spacious atmospherics.
Mark Wingfield - guitar, composer
"Mark Wingfield has created a unique electric guitar vocabulary... his playing is characteristically deep, nuanced, and inventive." - Barry Cleveland (Editor), Guitar Player Magazine
"Innovator" "Command of electronic textures" The Guardian
Iain Ballamy - saxophone
Now and ECM artist has played with Gil Evans, Bill Bruford, Thomas Stronen, Arve Henriksen, Carla Bley, Django Bates, Ronnie Scott, Norma Winstone, Britten Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, Bryan Ferry, Everything But The Girl, Loose Tubes, John Parricelli.
Jeremy Stacey - drums
Has played with King Crimson, Jason Rebello, Tim Garland (w/Kenny Wheeler), Tommy Smith, Sheryl Crow, Eurhythmics, Joe Cocker, Robbie Williams, Malcolm McLaren, Amy Winehouse, Roachford, Beverly Knight, Omar, Tori Amos, Tina Turner.
Robert Mitchell - keyboards, piano
A Steinway Artist, has played with Courtney Pine, Norma Winstone, Steve Coleman.
Yaron Stavi - acoustic bass
Has played with Orient House Ensemble, Larry Coryell, Julian Siegel, John Ethridge, Pete Oxley, Alan Barnes, Nigel Kennedy, Steve Arguelles, Robert Wyatt, Phil Manzanera, David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Richard Galliano, Gary Husband, Dwiki Dharmawan, Asaf Sirkis, Gilad Atzmon.
released January 1, 2000
Released originally in 2010 on Mark's label Dark Energy Music.
MARK WINGFIELD - guitar
IAIN BELLAMY - sax
ROBERT MITCHELL - piano
YARON STAVI - upright bass
JEREMY STACEY - drums
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If you're familiar with Asaf Sirkis, I don't need to say anything about the talent being show-cased on this record. You get three hours of incredible music to listen to, every minute an exciting experience. Excellent musicianship throughout, along with superb production. Peter Jones