Described as thoughtful, energetic, serpentine, embryonic, boisterous, episodic and nuanced, Wandering Monster reach beyond what may be expected from the tried and tested line-up of the tenor saxophone/guitar quintet. The group showcase their love for world music, rock and metal whilst continuously trying to learn from the trailblazers of Black American music and improvised music. These influences result in a sound that is intense and raucous, yet dynamic, sensitive, spontaneous and intellectual.
The band's eponymous debut album was released in 2019 on Ubuntu Music to much critical acclaim. 2020 will see the release of two singles in which the outfit continue to blend the performance of involved written material with exciting collective improvisation.
'This may be their debut album, but there’s a maturity and generosity in each other’s musical
company that makes Wandering Monster just a little special-‘