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Black Top

Soweto Kinch presents a set of improved music from the Midland Arts Centre in Birmingham by Black Top. Emma Smith meets singer Lauren Kinsella to discuss a new album by Snow Poet.

Soweto Kinch presents a set of improved music from the Midland Arts Centre in Birmingham by Black Top - keyboard player Pat Thomas and vibraphonist Orphy Robinson, plus their special guest the American guitarist and veteran of the Miles Davis Amandla session, Jean-Paul Bourelly. Plus Emma Smith meets singer Lauren Kinsella to discuss the new album by Snow Poet.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Mon 5 Feb 2018 23:00

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DISC

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       12”

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

 

Snowpoet - Love Again – 1’01”

Black Top - Improv 1 – 44”


Al Ryan Interviews Tin Men and the Telephone about their new album, Furie


DISC

Artist              Tin Men and The Telephone

Title                FURIE

Composer     Roe/Petrov/Cleaver

Album            FURIE: World Domination Part 1

Label              RoeM

Number        Track 1

Duration       42”

Performers: Tony Roe, kb; Pat Cleaver, b; Bobby Petrov, d. 2017

 

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Artist              Tin Men and The Telephone

Title                The Wall

Composer     Roe/Petrov/Cleaver

Album            FURIE: World Domination Part 1

Label              RoeM

Number        Track 7

Duration       3’13”

Performers: Tony Roe, kb; Pat Cleaver, b; Bobby Petrov, d. 2017


DISC

Artist              Tin Men and The Telephone

Title                Skit

Composer     Roe/Petrov/Cleaver

Album            FURIE: World Domination Part 1

Label              RoeM

Number        Track 11

Duration       38”

Performers: Tony Roe, kb; Pat Cleaver, b; Bobby Petrov, d. 2017

 

Black Top  perform at MAC in Birmingham on 8th November 2017

MUSIC:

1) Improvisation 1 (Thomas / Robinson / Bourelly)   14.28

2) Improvisation 2 (Thomas / Robinson / Bourelly)   6.39

3) Improvisation 3 (Thomas / Robinson / Bourelly)   12.46

4) Improvisation 4 (Thomas / Robinson / Bourelly)   10.42

 

Personnel: Pat Thomas keys, elec; Orphy Robinson, elec vib, perc. Plus special guest Jean-Paul Bourell, gtr.


Emma Smith interviews Lauren Kinsella and Chris Hyson about Snowpoet’s new album, Thought You Knew


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Artist              Snowpoet

Title                Under The Tree

Composer     Snowpoet/Kinsella

Album            Thought You Knew

Label              Edition

Number        EDN1105

Duration       1’34”

Performers: Lauren Kinsella v; Chris Hyson El Bass, Double Bass, Piano, Synths; Nicholas Costly-White Acoustic gtr; Mathew Robinson Piano; Dave Hamblett, Drums; Josh Arculeo, sax.


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Artist              Snowpoet

Title                The Therapist

Composer     Snowpoet/Kinsella

Album            Thought You Knew

Label              Edition

Number        EDN1105

Duration       3’03”

Performers: Lauren Kinsella v; Chris Hyson El Bass, Double Bass, Piano, Synths; Nicholas Costly-White Acoustic gtr; Mathew Robinson Piano; Dave Hamblett, Drums; Josh Arculeo, sax.

 

DISC

Artist              Snowpoet

Title                It’s Already Better Than OK

Composer     Snowpoet/Kinsella

Album            Thought You Knew

Label              Edition

Number        EDN1105

Duration       2’28”

Performers: Lauren Kinsella v; Chris Hyson El Bass, Double Bass, Piano, Synths; Nicholas Costly-White Acoustic gtr; Mathew Robinson Piano; Dave Hamblett, Drums; Josh Arculeo, sax.

 

DISC

Artist              Snowpoet

Title                Love Again

Composer     Snowpoet/Kinsella

Album            Thought You Knew

Label              Edition

Number        EDN1105

Duration       2’22”

Performers: Lauren Kinsella v; Chris Hyson El Bass, Double Bass, Piano, Synths; Nicholas Costly-White Acoustic gtr; Mathew Robinson Piano; Dave Hamblett, Drums; Josh Arculeo, sax.

 

Al Ryan catches up with Tom Ridout and they discuss his new album, No Excuses


DISC

Artist              Tom Ridout

Title                What It Would

Composer     Tom Ridout

Album            No Excuses

Label              33 Jazz

Number        33jazz270

Duration       1’22”

Performers: Tom Ridout, Tenor and Sop Sax, recorders; Rob Luft, gtr; Billy Marrows, gtr; Will Barry, piano/Fender;Flo Moore, Elec Bass; Phelan Burgoyne, drums; Alexandra Ridout, flugelhorn, trumpets; Anna Drysdale, French Horn; Elliot Pooley, trombone; Anastasia Stahlmann, violin; Didier Osindero, violin; Anita Kurawska, viola; Cecilia Bignell, Cello.

 

DISC

Artist              Tom Ridout

Title                Blackbird

Composer     Lennon/McCartney

Album            No Excuses

Label              33 Jazz

Number        33jazz270

Duration       2’13”

Performers: Tom Ridout, Tenor and Sop Sax, recorders; Rob Luft, gtr; Billy Marrows, gtr; Will Barry, piano/Fender;Flo Moore, Elec Bass; Phelan Burgoyne, drums; Alexandra Ridout, flugelhorn, trumpets; Anna Drysdale, French Horn; Elliot Pooley, trombone; Anastasia Stahlmann, violin; Didier Osindero, violin; Anita Kurawska, viola; Cecilia Bignell, Cello.

 

DISC

Artist              Tom Ridout

Title                Respite

Composer     Tom Ridout

Album            No Excuses

Label              33 Jazz

Number        33jazz270

Duration       3’12”

Performers: Tom Ridout, Tenor and Sop Sax, recorders; Rob Luft, gtr; Billy Marrows, gtr; Will Barry, piano/Fender;Flo Moore, Elec Bass; Phelan Burgoyne, drums; Alexandra Ridout, flugelhorn, trumpets; Anna Drysdale, French Horn; Elliot Pooley, trombone; Anastasia Stahlmann, violin; Didier Osindero, violin; Anita Kurawska, viola; Cecilia Bignell, Cello.

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Soweto Kinch, Emma Smith and Al Ryan.