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Iain Ballamy and Thomas Stronen's Food

Jez Nelson presents a concert by Food from the 2010 Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Saxophonist Iain Ballamy and percussionist Thomas Stronen are joined by guitarist Christian Fennesz.

Jez Nelson presents a concert by Food, recorded at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. British saxophonist Iain Ballamy and Norwegian percussionist Thomas Stronen create delicate and detailed ambient soundscapes that bring together a lyrical approach to jazz with elements of folk and atmospheric electronics. For this concert they're joined by Austrian guitarist Christian Fennesz, who also features on Food's latest album: Quiet Inlet. This set includes a new work by Thomas Stronen that was commissioned by the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Joby Waldman & Peggy Sutton.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Mon 24 May 2010 23:15

Music Played

  • Acv

    Waking the Sleeper

    • Fail In Wood.
    • Jazzaction.
  • Fight the Big Bull feat. Steve Bernstein

    Mobile Tigers

    • All is Gladness in the Kingdom.
    • Cleanfeed.
  • Food


    • Quiet Inlet.
    • ECM.
  • Iain Ballamy and Thomas Strønen talk to Jazz on 3’s Steve Shepherd

    • Untitled

  • Food recorded at Cheltenham Town Hall Pillar Room on 1 May 2010

    • Untitled

      Line up: Iain Ballamy (saxophone), Thomas Strønen (drums, live electronics), Christian Fennesz (guitar, electronics)

    • Food

      This set is entirely improvised.

  • Hank Jones

    Passing Time

    • Favors.
    • Verve.


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