Shark Variations

Reuben Bradley

One of New Zealand’s most revered drummers and jazz composers, Reuben Bradley teams up with Roger Manins (sax) and Brett Hirst (bass) for his fourth Rattle release.

Recorded after their New Zealand tour in September 2016, Shark Variations is a recording made with complete freedom and sincerity. Reuben, Roger, and Brett are not only three of the finest musicians working in Australasia today, they are very close friends who share a common musical language. Shark Variations is alive with vibrant energy, a joyful set of thematic explorations developed over many years.

Reuben Bradley (drums),
Roger Manins (sax),
Brett Hirst (bass)


Produced by Reuben Bradley,
recorded by Steve Garden,
mixed by Steve Garden & Reuben Bradley,
cover artwork Vivid Blue #11 by Ivo Stoyanov,
designed by UnkleFranc, printed by Studio Q

Released: 06 June 2017
Catalogue: RAT-J-1034