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Simon Webbon

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Heads to Manchester

The 20th annual BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards took place at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall on Wednesday night. The event was hosted by long-serving broadcaster and musician Mark Radcliffe, who was himself given an award by songwriter Ralph McTell for his…

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James Nissen

The Music of England

English traditional music is often associated with Romantic imaginaries of ‘green and pleasant lands’ and…

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Robert Mitchell: Piano Advice and Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine and Omar at Band on the Wall, we caught up with bassist Vidal Montgomery to discuss his technique, and to get some tips for new musicians. Thumbnail photo:…

Omar: Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine at Band on…