Three Days of British Improvised Music in Berlin

Just Not Cricket! (Ni Vu Ni Connu, LP, 2013)

A luxury box set of 4 heavyweight 180g LPs documenting a three-day festival with a unique line-up of 16 musicians from different generations of British Improvisors. Tom performs with Steve Beresford, Phil Minton, Eddie Prévost, Shabaka Hutchings and Matthew Bourne among others.

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Eric Schaefer

Who’s Afraid of Richard W.? (ACT, CD, 2013)

Eric Schaefer's post-many-things 21st Century reinterpretation of Wagner. With Eric (drums and electronics), Volker Meitz (keys) and John Eckhardt (bass).

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Miles Perkin

Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear (self-released, CD, 2012)

Limited edition recording of Berlin-resident Canadian bassist Miles Perkin's quartet. Delicate, colourful and ruminative compositions by Miles, explored with prepared piano from France's Benoît Delbecq and Montreal's most subtle percussionist, Thom Gossage.

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Tom Arthurs and Richard Fairhurst

Postcards from Pushkin (Babel, CD, 2012)

Commissioned by the City of London Festival while Tom was a BBC New Generation Artist, this recording of intimate chamber music, half-composed half-improvised, was recorded in one day in St. Giles Cripplegate Church, London. With Richard Fairhurst (piano).

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H3B / Denis Badault

Songs, No Songs (Abalone, CD, 2012)

Songs, and... No Songs. From the pen of extraordinary pianist and composer and Séte resident, Denis Badault. With Régis Huby (violin) and Sébastien Boisseau (bass).

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H3B / Denis Badault

H3B (Abalone, CD, 2010)

The first album from H3B, with pianist/composer Denis Badault's fine, gently humourous, always touching, almost-classical compositions. With Régis Huby (violin) and Sébastien Boisseau (bass).

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Tom Arthurs / Ollie Bown / Isambard Khroustaliov / Lothar Ohlmeier

Long Division (Not Applicable, Digital, 2010)

Recorded live at North Sea Jazz Festival (2010), Bown and Khroustaliov (aka Sam Britton) programmed algorithmic interactive computer software from afar, which Arthurs and Ohlmeier (reeds) improvised with in real-time. Ahead of the curve, and a unique experience.


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Explications (Not Applicable, CD, 2008)

Tom's beloved trio of the London days, featuring Phronesis bassist Jasper Høiby and now-French-resident Scots drummer Stuart Ritchie. Many great times were had with this group both on and off the bandstand!

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