Fresh Sound Ensemble
When Jordi Pujol approached me with the idea to create a 30th Anniversary record for Fresh Sound New Talent featuring musicians affiliated with the UK scene I was immediately excited by this prospect for several reasons.
Firstly, having recently released on FSNT, and being well aware of the superb quality of the back catalogue generally for the label in its 30 years in existence, it was quite an honour to be entrusted with the task of producing this commemorative album- and a task I knew I would really enjoy.
Secondly, I knew that with the strength of the current scene in the UK and with many friends and musicians working along complementary lines in the UK and neighbouring European scenes; I could almost straight away imagine how we could bring something like this into being. And it wasn’t long before I approached the musicians included here and set a brief for people to try and write...