Syntonic... duo with Sue McKenzie (baritone and soprano sax). The music from these two women drew on their shared backgrounds in classical music, South American music and jazz, rendered with a unique combination of feminine bolshiness and tenderness.
Strange Place for an Epiphany EP... Following their collaboration for BBC Radio 3's Jazz on 3, Lauren Sarah Hayes and Emma decided to spend a day in the studio recording a set of free improvisations for an EP. It was a great day with a few surprises. Listen and buy a copy of the EP from here.
Running Under Bridges...These beautiful visual scores are 'the latest outcome of an ongoing collaboration between musician and composer, Raymond MacDonald, and visual artist and printmaker, Jo Ganter. Co-authoring a series of original prints and musical compositions they test the possibilities of images as conductors of sound and sound as a compositional tool for images. By trading their specialist understandings of music and visual art respectively, they explore the possibilities for creative learning and play outside conventional disciplinary boundaries.'
Voces del Sur... folk music from Chile, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela. Valentina Montoya Martinez is an incredible singer with a passion and power which is utterly mesmerising. www.vocesdelsur.co.uk Machaca... The ensemble of guitarist Morgan Szymanski, performing classical music from South America such as Brouwer and Piazzolla. www.morganszymanski.co.uk/machaca/