It's Country with a kick and a black wardrobe. Some call it Death Western, some call it Hellbilly Punk, we'll let you make up your own minds because we have no idea. Lady Winwoods Maggot have been together for many years, performed at festivals such as Glastonbury, as well as several of the smaller south coast festivals such as the Wimborne Folk Festival and The Great Dorset Steam Fair, at which they have headlined the weekend slots in the folk tent to a crowd of around 2000 people for ten years. …
Any chance that one has to hear a master musician in his or her preferred setting is a gift. For all the one-offs and ensemble by committee type of gigs that spring up, it is the reunion with familiar collaborators for a stint of a few nights that really becomes integral for the best performances. On his new recording, At This Time, pianist Steve Kuhn found himself just in the right time and place to record a trio record that feels timeless and truly inspired. The ensemble, which features legendary bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Joey Baron, was happy to find itself in an extended engagement at Birdland Jazz Club in New York in September 2015 and found time to get into the recording studio before heading to Europe on tour.
Second solo album from acclaimed Waterboys fiddler. Features 12 captivating songs and some deverse guest perfomamers including Mike Scott (The Waterboys), Katie Kim, Ger Wolfe, The Lost Brothers, David Hood, Camille O'Sullivan, Bruno Calicuri, Joe Chester and Oleg Ponomarev.
Andy Sheppard is a British jazz saxophonist and composer. He has been awarded several prizes at the British Jazz Awards, and has worked with some notable figures in contemporary jazz, including Gil Evans, Carla Bley, George Russell and Steve Swallow. Naná Vasconcelos was a Brazilian percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, notable for his work as a solo artist on over two dozen albums, and as a backing musician with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, Gato Barbieri, and Milton Nascimento.