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COMPOSERS: Colin Riley
LABELS: Home Made
ALBUM TITLE: Colin Riley & Tim Whitehead
PERFORMER: Tim Whitehead (ts, c), Jennifer Stinton (f, picc), Sue Gill (cl, bcl), Dick Pearce (t, flg), Hilary Sturt, Joanne Parker (v), Andrew Burt (vla), Sophie Harris (vc), Sam Burgess (b), Liam Noble (p), Rob Millett (perc), Milo Fell (d)/Colin Riley
CATALOGUE NO: HMR 0048 (distr. Basho)

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Classical players improvising can often be clunky, but this large ensemble moves gracefully and freely through these flexible, folky scores, guided by the baton of Colin Riley. Here are wondrous ideas, perfectly executed and with exquisite sound. GB