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BigSpoon

Dublin, Ireland

South African saxophonist and adopted Irishman Chris Engel has cultivated a successful career in jazz and improvised music throughout Europe with his chameleon-like musical talents; adept in small and large ensembles, free improv, contemporary jazz, and latterly electronic music. Through this lens of electronic bits and bytes, BigSpoon emerge. This musical offering is a crystallization of Chris’ musical journey which brings all of his musical impulses and influences to bear in the company of some of Ireland's leading improvisers and electro-sonic explorers. BigSpoon create a sound world designed to immerse both the artist and the audience in a shared musical experience. With influences ranging from Jaga Jazzist to Weather Report, this is visceral and mesmerizing 21st century jazz with organic heart and and electronic soul.


Chris Engel Soundcloud