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Arild Anderson Quartet

Soweto Kinch presents a concert given in the Holywell Music Room at Oxford University by Norwegian bassist Arild Anderson's quartet. Plus saxophonist Phil Meadows on his trio.

The Norwegian jazz bassist Arild Anderson has long been regarded as one of the finest ever exponents on his instrument. His warmth of tone, accuracy of articulation and creative use of effects plus all the resources of the instrument are without parallel in contemporary jazz. He has led a trio with Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith and Italian drummer Paolo Vinaccia since 2007 which has released two acclaimed albums, "Live at Belleville" and "Mira". For the penultimate concert of their May 2016 UK tour, they were joined by the brilliant Norwegian pianist Helge Lien at Europe's oldest purpose-built concert hall, the Holywell Music Room at Oxford University. Soweto Kinch introduces their concert, which ranges across their entire repertoire and also includes new compositions. Al Ryan talks to Arild and Tommy backstage at the gig. Meanwhile Emma Smith talks to saxophonist Phil Meadows about "vlogging" (video-blogging) the development of his new trio Skint.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Jul 2016 23:00

Music Played

  • Soweto Kinch

    The Healing

    • The Legend of Mike Smith.
    • The Legend of Mike Smith.
    • SKP003.
    • 39.
  • Arild Andersen Quartet


  • Arild Andersen Quartet


  • Arild Andersen Quartet


  • Arild Andersen Quartet


  • Arild Andersen Quartet


  • Arild Andersen Quartet


  • Skint

    Skint Rehearsal 2:1

  • Skint

    Skint Rehearsal 2:2

  • Skint

    Skint Rehearsal 5

Arild Anderson Quartet

Arild Anderson Quartet

Phil Meadows, Harry Pope and Emma Smith

Phil Meadows, Harry Pope and Emma Smith



Artist Soweto Kinch

Title The Healing

Composer Kinch

Album The Legend of Mike Smith

Label Soweto Kinch Recordings

Number SKP003 CD 2 Track 39

Duration  52"

Performers: Soweto Kinch, as, rhodes, prog; Shabaka Hutchings, ts; Karl Rasheed-Abel, b; Graham Godfrey, d. . 2015


The Arild Andersen Quartet perform at Holywell Music Room in Oxford, on the 20th May 2016

MUSIC 1: Hyperborean (Andersen) 11.23  

MUSIC 2: Science (Andersen) 12.20  

MUSIC 3: Lucia (Andersen) 9.40

MUSIC 4: Blussy (Andersen) 9.47  

MUSIC 5: Mira (Andersen) 15.40  

MUSIC 6: Saturday (Andersen) 10.13

Performers: Arild Andersen, Double Bass; Tommy Smith, Tenor Sax; Paolo Vinaccia, Drums; Helge Lien, Piano. 



MUSIC: Skint Rehearsal 2 (Meadows, Benzies, Pope)

MUSIC: Skint Rehearsal 5 (Meadows, Benzies, Pope)

MUSIC: Skint Reharsal 5 (Meadows, Benzies, Pope)

Performers: Phil Meadows, Saxophones, Keys, Electronics; Jamie Benzies, Bass, Electronics; Harry Pope, Drums, Electronics


Meet the presenters

Meet the presenters

Soweto Kinch, Emma Smith and Al Ryan.