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Jez Nelson hosts Jazz on 3 at the Electric Proms, recorded at Camden's Roundhouse and featuring Mercury Prize nominees Basquiat Strings with guests including drummer Seb Rochford, bassist Simon H Fell and New York saxophone star Ellery Eskelin. Following the success of their eponymous debut album earlier this year, the quintet led by cellist Ben Davis play music of their own as well as that of guests Fell and Eskelin, here collaborating with the group for the first time.

Playlist

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Robert Abel

Basquiat Strings + Seb Rochford, Ellery Eskelin & Simon H. Fell recorded live at the BBC Electric Proms, FreeDM Studios, Camden on Friday 26th October 2007

Line-up:

Emma Smith, Victoria Fifield - violins
Jennymay Logan - viola
Ben Davis - cello
Richard Pryce - double-bass
Sebastian Rochford - drums

Ellery Eskelin - tenor saxophone
Simon H. Fell - bass

1st Set:

How Do Birds Hear Music? (Ben Davis)
Jack & Jill (Ben Davis)
Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman)
64 AD (Ben Davis)

(Ellery Eskelin & Simon H. Fell join from 'Lonely Woman')

Jez interviews Ben Davis, Ellery Eskelin & Simon H. Fell, featuring extracts from the rehearsals for tonight's gig

2nd Set:

Chorale For The Ruddy Duck (Ben Davis)
Composition No. 57a: In(Articulation) (Simon H. Fell)
I Should Have Known (Ellery Eskelin)
Dominant Twin Syndrome (Ben Davis)

More on this gig including reviews and photos -
http://www.bbc.co.uk/electricproms/2007/artists/basquiatstrings/




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