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Jonny Mansfield Elftet

A new commission from the Marsden Jazz festival for Jonny Mansfield’s Elftet is introduced by Soweto Kinch. Plus Emma Smith hosts a round table on careers in jazz at this weekend’s BBC Introducing event from London’s Tobacco Dock.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 12 Nov 2018 23:00

Music Played

  • Soweto Kinch

    The Healing

    • The Legend of Mike Smith.
    • Soweto Kinch Recordings.
    • 39.
  • Jonny Mansfield's Elftet

    On Marsden Moor

  • Jonny Mansfield's Elftet

    Two Clocks

  • Jonny Mansfield's Elftet

    The Catch

  • Jonny Mansfield's Elftet


  • Jonny Mansfield's Elftet

    About His Person

  • Nikki Yeoh

    Solo Gemini

    • Solo Gemini.
    • Infinitum Records.
    • 4.
  • Elliot Galvin

    Monster Mind

    • The Influencing Machine.
    • Edition Records.
  • Roy Haynes

    My Heart Belongs To Daddy

    • A Life In Time.
    • Dreyfus Jazz.
    • 4.
  • Directions in Music

    The Poet

    • Live at Massey Hall.
    • Verve.
    • 2.
  • Roy Hargrove

    Mr Clean

    • Earfood.
    • Emarcy.
    • 8.
  • Roy Hargrove Big Band

    Ms Garvey Ms Garvey

    • Emergence.
    • Emarcy.
    • 2.



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       23”

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


Clip – The Catch (Mansfield) – 44”                                            40’’


The Jonny Mansfield Elftet perform at Marsden Jazz Festival, 2018




On Marsden Moor                                     57’00 + applause

By the Jonny Mansfield Elftet

Including the following poems by Simon Armitage: 

Two Clocks


The Catch

Tyrannosaurus Rex

About His Person


Marsden Moor (Mansfield) – 8’13”

Two Clocks (Mansfield) – 14’57”

The Catch (Mansfield) 11’37”

Kit (Mansfield) 11’39”

About His Person (Mansfield) 7’35”


Ella Hohnen* Ford - Vocals & Flute;

James Davison - Trumpet and Flugel;

Tom Smith - Alto, Tenor Sax and Flute;

George Millard - Tenor Sax and Bass Clarinet;

Rory Ingham – Trombone;

Dom Ingham - Violin, vocals;

Laura Armstrong – Cello;

Jamie Leeming – Guitar;

Jonny Mansfield – Vibraphone;

Will Harris – Bass; and

Boz Martin-Jones on Drums.


Emma Smith hosts a conversation with pianist Nikki Yeoh and bassist Tom McCredie as part of BBC Introducing Live at Tobacco Dock.


Artist   Nikki Yeoh 

Title  Solo Gemini 

Composer Nikki Yeoh 

Album  Solo Gemini 

Label  Infinitum Records

Duration  1'08"

Personnel  Solo Gemini 


Artist   Elliot Galvin 

Title  Monster Mind

Composer Eliot Galvin 

Album  The Influencing Machine 

Label  Edition Records

Duration  0.39

Personnel  Elliot Galvin: piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, toys; Tom McCredie: double bass, electric guitar; Corrie Dick: drums, percussion.


Tribute to Roy Hargrove: an interview at Tanglewood in the USA




Artist              Roy Haynes

Title                My Heart Belongs to Daddy

Composer     Porter

Album            A Life in Time

Label              Dreyfus Jazz

Number        FDM 46050368882 CD 3 Track 4

Duration       1’54”

Personnel: Roy Hargrove, t; Kenny Garrett, as; Dave Kikowski, p; Dave Holland, b; Roy Haynes d. 2001



Artist              Directions in Music

Title                The Poet

Composer     Hargrove

Album            Live at Massey Hall

Label              Verve

Number        Track 2 

Duration       1’23”

Roy Hargrove, t; Michael Brecker, ts; Herbie Hancock, p; John Pattituci, b; Brian Blade, d.



Artist              Roy Hargrove

Title                Mr Clean

Composer     Weldon Irvine Jr

Album            Earfood

Label              Emarcy

Number        0602517641815 Track  8

Duration       2’47”

Roy Hargrove, t; Justin Robinson, as; Gerald Clayton, p; Danton Boller, b; Montez Coleman, d.



Artist              Roy Hargrove Big Band

Title                Ms Garvey Ms Garvey

Composer     Jason Marshall

Album            Emergence

Label              Emarcy

Number        B0013289-02 Track 2

Duration       5’29”

Roy Hargrove, Ambrose Akinmusire, Darren Barrett, Frank Greene, Greg Gisbert, t; Jason Jackson, Saunders Sermons, Vincent Chandler, tb; Bruce Williams, Justin Robinson, Keith Loftis, Norman Stachel, reeds;  Gerald Clayton, p; Danton Boller, b; Montez Coleman, d.




  • Mon 12 Nov 2018 23:00

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