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Iain Ballamy

Julian Joseph presents a 50th birthday celebration featuring saxophonist, composer and bandleader Iain Ballamy recorded at Kings Place, London. Ballamy has been a member of Loose Tubes, Bill Bruford's Earthworks, Django Bates's Human Chain and more recently Quercus, the award-winning trio with folk singer June Tabor and pianist Huw Warren. Tonight's music features his quartet 'Anorak' with Gareth Williams (piano), Steve Watts (double bass), Tim Giles (drums) and Ballamy on tenor saxophone. There is also the world premiere performance of a new supersized septet 'Anorak XL' featuring special guests Nathanial Facey (alto saxophone), Freddie Gavita (trumpet) and Kieran Mcleod (trombone).

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 May 2014 18:00