In August I visited double bass player and old friend Dave Pullin. It was the first time we’d seen each other for nearly a decade, and the first time we’d played together for even longer than that. We talked, drank coffee and improvised music. Here are some recordings from that day.
In Norfolk in the summer of 2017 I found myself playing shakuhachi with a group of very vocal chickens. This recording has not been processed in any way… And no animals were harmed.
Playing a 12-bar blues with myself.
I’ve known the extraordinarily talented Hannah Sanders for as long as I can remember. In the summer of 2017 we found the time to record this together.
The debut live performance of “Brotherhood Of Sang”.
This is an improvised performance with myself on Shakuhachi and my brother Luke on Make Noise modular synthesiser.
This is my arrangement of Erik Satie’s famous Gymnopedie No. 1 for 1.6 shakuhachi (in E) and nylon-string banjo.
Manipulated and frozen oboe quintet composed by Duncan Hendy with shakuhachi by Joseph Myoushin Sanger.