It was the 3rd June 2022, the Queen’s Jubilee and a public holiday for Britain. In Otley the Parish Church bells would ring at three o’clock in the afternoon. This was an opportunity to not to be missed to record the unique sound of the recently refurbished bells.
The Album, Primzahlräume, creates an alien world using with pure sine wave tones using only frequencies derived from prime numbers creating constantly shifting beats and timbres
a prolific back catalogue of recordings Steve Kenny publishes “Alone” an album of jazz guitar improvisations
“Forte non Ignave, act with bravely not cowardice” Plinky-Plonk Stuff strengthened my conviction! The originally melodies devised on my old out of tune second-hand piano took on a new meaning arranged for brass evoking memories of youth, place and 70s urban decay.
Seeing Mick Jagger using a pair of maracas on a black and white television set in the 1960s inspired an interest in popular music that later would turn into an obsessive passion for decades to come.
Another time capsule is unlocked from the 1970s, showing some of the classic posters, leaflets and graphics advertising events for the Leeds Musicians’ Collective