Olie Brice is a double bassist, improviser and composer. He leads the Olie Brice Quintet, described by Richard Williams as “one of the most interesting and satisfying bands on the current UK scene”. The Olie Brice Quintet have released two albums, ‘Immune to Clockwork’ in 2014 and ‘Day After Day’ in 2017. He also leads an improvising trio, Somersaults, featuring Tobias Delius and Mark Sanders.
Brice is also in demand as a collaborator and band-member. He has appeared with musicians including Paul Dunmall, Evan Parker, Rachel Musson, Luis Vicente, Tony Malaby, Ingrid Laubrock, Alexander Hawkins, Ken Vandermark, among many others, and is a member of bands led by Dee Byrne, Alex Ward and Loz Speyer.
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“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
“imaginative and adventurous” – London Jazz News