Olie Brice Quintet


The Olie Brice Quintet is the main outlet for my composing.  We play music drawing on free music, the jazz tradition and Jewish liturgical music.

The band was named as one of the ‘New bands of 2015’ in the El Intruso International Jazz Critics poll, and has been described by Richard Williams as “one of the most interesting and satisfying bands on the current UK scene” .

I’m very proud of the line-up, featuring some of my favourite musicians –

Alex Bonney – cornet

Mike Fletcher – alto sax

George Crowley – tenor sax

Jeff Williams – drums

Previous incarnations of the band have included Mark Hanslip and Waclaw Zimpel, and we’re joined on occasion by the wonderful Jason Yarde

The Quintet has released two albums to date, ‘Immune to Clockwork‘ (MultiKulti) in 2014 and ‘Day After Day‘ (Babel) in 2017