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Luke Howard and Janos Bruneel on the open road

Luke Howard and Janos Bruneel on the open road

'Rehearsing as we did in Belgium prior to the recording was a lot more interesting and unusual than doing so in Melbourne, but the opposite may be true for Janos. Maybe we were fresher approaching our instruments, because there was no opportunity to practise immediately before the recording.' Read More »

Planet Lloyd – Lloyd Swanton on RN Daily Planet

I am so lucky, as a musician, to have to extend my listening in the way that doing the research for presenting a radio show does. And I also deeply enjoy the two hours week when I'm actually doing Mixed Marriage, and the Planet at this point, when I can immerse myself in incredible music going out over the airwaves. Read More »

Mike Gibbs pays tribute to Gil Evans

by Phil Sandford | Mike Gibbs has integrated jazz, classical and popular influences in his composing and arranging into a distinctive sound that is fresh and interesting. Now living in Spain he continues to compose and explore new ways of expressing his musical ideas. Read More »

Creature feature – Tamara Murphy on the Young Elder

Creature feature – Tamara Murphy on the Young Elder

"I guess I consider myself an 'intuitive' composer in that everything I've written so far seems to have been written in a slightly different way. I don't have one method – one approach of sitting down and writing in a particular way. " Read More »

Mike Nock on ‘Hear & Know’

"Having two horn players allows me to think orchestrally but still enables me to play with the flexibility I so enjoy with the trio format..." - Mike Nock talks to us about his recent CD 'Hear and Know' and tells us what he's listening to now... Read More »

A chat with Mike Nock about Hear and Know

A chat with Mike Nock about Hear and Know

Mike Nock has released a new CD Hear and Know on his own FWM label. We spoke to him about the CD and his other projects. Miriam Zolin: How did it come about and what do you personally like about the Trio plus / quintet format? Mike Nock: I invited Ken Allars to join the quartet for a gig at ... Read More »