Keith Tippett has died

A giant of free improvisation, pianist Keith Tippett has died aged 72. The news was posted on his official Facebook page although no further details were given. Tippett emerged on the London scene in the late 1960s with his sextet and most notably …

Published: 15 Jun 2020. Updated: 56 days.

A giant of free improvisation, pianist Keith Tippett has died aged 72. The news was posted on his official Facebook page although no further details were given. Tippett emerged on the London scene in the late 1960s with his sextet and most notably his 50-piece ensemble Centipede. He collaborated with the South African exiles the Blue Notes and influential groups he was associated with includes Ovary Lodge, the group that also included his wife Julie Tippetts. He also appeared on several albums by King Crimson.

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Future Echoes from upcoming Zara McFarlane album Songs of an Unknown Tongue streams

Adding to 'Black Treasure,' the first track to stream from new Zara McFarlane album Songs of an Unknown Tongue, here's 'Future Echoes' from the Brownswood release, to be issued in July. Soothsayers pair Idris Rahman and Robin Hopcraft are among the …

Published: 15 Jun 2020. Updated: 56 days.

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Adding to 'Black Treasure,' the first track to stream from new Zara McFarlane album Songs of an Unknown Tongue, here's 'Future Echoes' from the Brownswood release, to be issued in July. Soothsayers pair Idris Rahman and Robin Hopcraft are among the personnel on the track with singer McFarlane. Full track listing is: Everything Is Connected; Black Treasure; My Story; Broken Water; Saltwater; Run of Your Life; State of Mind; Native Nomad; Roots of Freedom; Future Echoes.