Consisting of three of Birmingham’s most forward thinking and engaging young improvisers, the Olly Chalk Trio are a vastly creative new outfit.
Citing influences such as David Binney, Tim Berne, John Escreet, Ambrose Akinmusire, Pablo Held and Steve Lehman, Matt Mitchell and Einojuhani
Rautaavara - Olly’s intricate writing is daring, bold and emotive. His music tells a personal story, one of nostalgia, dystopia, anxiety and hope.
"Super creative and different" - John Escreet
"Olly is one of the most gifted players of his generation. He has everything: Sound, groove, vibe, detail, intellect, intention, invention, energy, delicacy
...above all, he plays from the heart" - Hans Koller