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Empirical

Empirical
Country
England
Profile
Empirical is a British jazz group, formed in 2007 by Nathaniel Facey (alto saxophone), Shaney Forbes (drums), Lewis Wright (vibraphone), and Tom Farmer (bass). The group performs compositions and improvisations, with each member being given equal responsibility for the direction of the music.
Website
http://www.empiricalmusic.com
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (5)
Empirical — Connection Empirical — Connection
(Cuneiform Rune 416, 2016, CD)
Empirical — Tabula Rasa Empirical — Tabula Rasa
(Naim Jazz 193, 2013, 2CD)
Empirical — Elements of Truth Empirical — Elements of Truth
(Naim Jazz 168, 2011, CD)
Empirical — Out 'n' In Empirical — Out 'n' In
(Naim Jazz 139, 2009, CD)
Empirical — Empirical Empirical — Empirical
(Destin-E 777-001001001, 2007, CD)

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