Of interest to Bodhran Geeks/Southern Indian Music Fusion Freaks/Supporters of Men in Man Caves/People in People Caves….
So I am delighted to say that I came third in a global Southern Indian online drumming competition!
I had to send a video of me playing a composition by TVG (see below) in round one, and then I got to the final and the 9 finalists were sent a brand new composition which we had about 3 days to learn. Then we had to send a video of us playing the
April 17, 2022
April 8, 2022
I recorded these for an interview for a research thing. It was fun so I thought I’d put them up here. I was in Ghana and during the recording I get interrupted by my wife, nearly burn down the hotel room, there’s a lizard, and my wife
February 19, 2021
This is a beautiful music manifesto/poem from the sorely missed wonderful person and musician – Scottish bass and tuba player Lindsay Cooper.
To see the pdf click here
February 1, 2021
Playtime Interval Interview: Tom Bancroft – Good bits that couldn’t fit into the interviews with Greg Lawson, Haftor Medböe, and Paul Towndrow. With Tom Bancroft
Playtime Interval Interview: Tom Bancroft interviews Dutch musician Jorrit – who is based in Boston – about being Dutch, jazz and improvised music as a form of resistance and protest, and reflect on the Multi Story Karma Park gig from 1997 – which featured Jorrit and Martyn Bennett (who died 16 years ago today) amongst many others – with some video footage from that gig featuring Martyn.. It is beautiful!
Playtime Interval Interview: Tom Bancroft interviews New York’s David Berkman ahead of him joining Playtime for a live remote transatlantic improv session on January 29th at 8.15pm GMT (3.15 EST. and 1.15 pm PST. Find the livestream on YouTube
Playtime Interval Interview: Tom Bancroft interviews wonderful guitarist and human Haftor Medböe for his Playtime Livestream. Hear the concert at www.playtime-music.com.
Playtime Interval Interview: Tom Bancroft rounds up the Playtime year with Martin Kershaw and Mario Caribé
Playtime Interval Interview: Tom Bancroft interviews Greg Lawson of Moishe’s Bagel ahead of their gig at Playtime live-streamed from Pathhead Village Hall. There is flirting, there is hair tossing…