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Яed Letter supporting Roller Trio Event

Red Letter in Turner Sims
15 January 2016
Turner Sims Highfield Campus University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Turner Sims on 023 8059 5151 or email .

Event details

Student band Яed Letter support Mercury Music Prize winners Roller Trio as part of Turner Sims' promoted season.


Яed Letter (formerly Muteight) are a 6-piece electronic influenced funk fusion band based in Southampton. They create music with multi-textural layers alongside raw grooves and modern jazz harmony, allowing the soloists freedom to explore rich sound-worlds . Formally known as Muteight, they have supported artists such as WorldService Project and Schnellertollermeier.


Jamie Wall trumpet, flugelhorn
Beth Hopkins saxophone
Josh Pike guitar
Chris Lucas keys
Sian Unwin bass guitar, synth bass
Adam Skinner drums


The band will be supporting Roller Trio as part of Turner Sims' promoted season.  Featuring James Mainwaring on saxophone and electronics, Luke Wynter on guitar, and Luke Reddin-Williams on drums, Roller Trio‘s music is a fresh, visceral stew of conventional and experimental sounds that features stonking riffs, thrashy noise, evocative songs and electronic soundscapes. Incubated in mammoth improvisation sessions and honed in local gigs, their music is delivered with a captivating swagger and greedy energy that is utterly beguiling and packs a powerful punch. Their riveting debut album was a Mercury Music Prize album of the year 2012 and All About Jazz, reviewing their 2015 follow-up release, declared [The] ability to blend the accessible and the serious, the melodic and the experimental is a real gift that Roller Trio have…


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