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A studio session from improvising pianist Veryan Weston and his Quintet of Uncertainty, featuring violinist Satoko Fukuda, reeds player Yedo Gibson, cellist Hannah Marshall and percussionist Nana Tsiboe. Linton Chiswick talks to the musicians and gives a glimpse into the creative process...


Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Joby Waldman
Broadcast Assistant: Peggy Sutton

Please note: for more information about the session you'll hear on this programme by Veryan Weston's Quintet Of Uncertainty (photos, sheet music and a bonus track), please visit the jazz blog - www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/jazz

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01392 667080

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01753 859336
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10th November, London , The Spitz
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17th November, York , National Centre for Early Music
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3rd December, Manchester, Urbis
0161 605 8200

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01539 725133

16th Dec, The Vortex, London
020 7254 4097

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Veryan Weston's Quintet of Uncertainty recorded in session at Phoenix Sound, London on September 15 th by Steve Lowe

Linton Chiswick talks to Veryan and the other members of the quintet about the processes of composition and improvisation behind the music.

Veryan Weston - piano
Satoko Fukuda - violin
Yedo Gibson - clarinet and tenor saxophone,
Hannah Marshall - cello
Nana Tsiboe - percussion


Track Disoriental
Composer Veryan Weston

Track Pent Up
Composer Yedo Gibson

Track Chains
Composer Veryan Weston and Yedo Gibson

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