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Vega Trails (UK)

Experience double-bassist and composer Milo Fitzpatrick from Portico Quartet and saxophonist Jordan Smart and their new project during Copenhagen Jazz Festival.

Vega Trails is a new project from double-bassist and composer Milo Fitzpatrick, a founder member of Portico Quartet and features saxophonist Jordan Smart (Mammal Hands, Sunda Arc) in a richly powerful duo bringing together two powerfully charismatic musicians. The project was born out of a desire to bring the elements of bass and melody to the foreground in their rawest form.

During Lockdown Milo Fitzpatrick immersed himself in music that had space and sparseness such as Swedish fiddle music and Indian Classical music. However, it was only after listening to Charlie Haden’s album of duets, ‘Closeness’, that the project would come into focus as a duo, and Fitzpatrick immediately knew that the second musician had to be Jordan Smart:

“I saw Jordan play at two Gondwana Record...

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Line up:
  • Milo Fitzpatrick - kontrabas
  • Jordan Smart - saxofoner

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