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Michael Formanek at Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2019

Soweto Kinch presents US bassist Michael Formanek in concert at Cheltenham Jazz Festival. The quartet also includes Tony Malaby, saxophones, Ches Smith, drums and Kris Davis Radley, piano.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Michael Formanek

    The Soul Goodbye

  • Michael Formanek

    This May Get Ugly

  • Michael Formanek

    A Fine Mess

  • Michael Formanek

    Culture of None

  • Michael Formanek

    Down and Ups

  • Mike Walker

    Madhouse and the Whole Thing There

    • Ropes.
    • Madhouse / Market Square Records.
    • 7.
  • Mike Walker

    Ropes Movement 1 - Bound to Let Go

    • Ropes.
    • Madhouse / Market Square Records.
    • 2.
  • Mike Walker

    Still Slippy Underfoot

    • Ropes.
    • Madhouse / Market Square Records.
    • 1.
  • Mike Walker

    Ropes Movement 2 - Knots

    • Ropes.
    • Madhouse / Market Square Records.
    • 3.
  • Mike Walker

    Slip Not

    • Ropes.
    • Madhouse / Market Square Records.
    • 8.

PLAYLIST

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 0:26

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

 

Clips 

Title A Fine Mess (EXCERPT)

Composer Michael Formanek

Album n/a: BBC live recording @ 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Label n/a

Number n/a

Duration 0:29

Performers: Kris Davis (piano)

Tony Malaby (soprano + tenor saxes)

Michael Formanek (bass)

Ches Smith (drums)

 

 

 

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

Title Ropes Movement 1 – Bound to Let Go [EXCERPT]

Composer Mike Walker

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track

Duration 0:54

Performers: Steve Rodby (bass)

Iain Dixon (clarinet)

Adam Nussbaum (drums)

Mike Walker (guitar)

Les Chisnall (piano)

Psappha (strings)

 

Michael Formanek's Elusion Quartet performs at Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2019 

Artist Michael Formanek / Elusion Quartet

Title The Soul Goodbye

Composer Michael Formanek

Album n/a: BBC live recording @ 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Label n/a

Number n/a

Duration 12:15

Performers: Kris Davis (piano)

Tony Malaby (soprano + tenor saxes)

Michael Formanek (bass)

Ches Smith (drums)

 

Artist Michael Formanek / Elusion Quartet

Title This May Get Ugly

Composer Michael Formanek

Album n/a: BBC live recording @ 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Label n/a

Number n/a

Duration 12:07

Performers: Kris Davis (piano)

Tony Malaby (soprano + tenor saxes)

Michael Formanek (bass)

Ches Smith (drums)

 

Artist Michael Formanek / Elusion Quartet

Title A Fine Mess

Composer Michael Formanek

Album n/a: BBC live recording @ 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Label n/a

Number n/a

Duration 9:34

Performers: Kris Davis (piano)

Tony Malaby (soprano + tenor saxes)

Michael Formanek (bass)

Ches Smith (drums)

 

Artist Michael Formanek / Elusion Quartet

Title Culture of None

Composer Michael Formanek

Album n/a: BBC live recording @ 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Label n/a

Number n/a

Duration 10:12

Performers: Kris Davis (piano)

Tony Malaby (soprano + tenor saxes)

Michael Formanek (bass)

Ches Smith (drums)

 

Artist Michael Formanek / Elusion Quartet

Title Down and Ups

Composer Michael Formanek

Album n/a: BBC live recording @ 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Label n/a

Number n/a

Duration 12:09

Performers: Kris Davis (piano)

Tony Malaby (soprano + tenor saxes)

Michael Formanek (bass)

Ches Smith (drums)

 

Emma interviews Mike Walker 

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

Title Ropes Movement 1 – Bound to Let Go [EXCERPT]

Composer Mike Walker

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track 2

Duration 0:54

Performers: Mike Walker (guitar)

Gwilym Simcock (piano)

Iain Dixon (sax)

Steve Rodby (double bass)

Adam Nussbaum (drums)

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

 

Title Madhouse and the Whole Thing There [EXCERPT]

Composer Mike Walker

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track 7

Duration 2:20

Performers: Mike Walker (guitar)

Gwilym Simcock (piano)

Iain Dixon (clarinet, sax)

Steve Watts (electric bass / double bass)

Adam Nussbaum (drums)

Psappha (strings)

 

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

Title Ropes Movement 1 – Bound to Let Go [EXCERPT]

Composer Mike Walker

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track 2

Duration 5:55

Performers: Mike Walker (guitar)

Gwilym Simcock (piano)

Iain Dixon (sax)

Steve Rodby (double bass)

Adam Nussbaum (drums)

 

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

Title Still Slippy Underfoot [EXCERPT]

Composer Mike Walker

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track 1

Duration 5:37

Performers: Jennifer Langridge (cello)

Iain Dixon (clarinet)

Clark Rundell (conductor)

Les Chisnall (piano)

Psappha (strings)

 

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

Title Ropes Movement 2 – Knots [EXCERPT]

Composer Mike Walker

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track 3

Duration 4:46

Performers: Steve Watts (double bass)

Adam Nussbaum (drums)

Myke Wilson (drums)

Steve Gilbert (drums)

Rob Mullarkey (electric bass)

Mike Walker (guitar / keyboards / percussion)

Paul Allen (percussion)

Les Chisnall (piano / electric piano)

Iain Dixon (soprano sax)

Psappha (strings)

 

Artist Mike Walker / Ropes

Title Slip Not

Composer Mike Walker / Les Chisnall

Album Ropes

Label Madhouse / Market Square Records

Number Madhouse 002 track 8

Duration 1:32

Performers: Les Chisnall (piano)


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Meet the presenters

Soweto Kinch, Emma Smith and Al Ryan.