Gigspanner Big Band 'Live' Album - Outstanding Review from Fatea Magazine

"And what a fabulous team they make, together producing a hypnotic, intensely realised fusion which develops organically out of a traditional folk base into a startlingly new musical form with few if any true antecedents even within the hallowed worlds of prog and folk-rock.

Although the original traditional songs as presented by Gigspanner are still recognisable from their sources, the onward flights of musical and interpretive fancy are staggering in their natural invention, often arising out of impressionistic flourishes conjured by the texts. It's inevitable that Phillip and Hannah's artistry provides a new dimension to Gigspanner's already pioneering music, but here the whole is even greater than the sum of the individual (and even collective) parts"

Posted by Peter Knight on October 1st 2017

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