Tag: Free Nelson Mandoomjazz

Free Nelson Mandoomjazz – The Organ Grinder

Rebecca Sneddon – saxophones Colin Stewart – electric bass Paul Archibald – drums & percussion; piano (track 5); pipe organ (track 11) and featuring: Luc Klein – trumpet (tracks 2, 5, 6, 9) Patrick Darley – trombone (tracks 4, 6) Open the Gate You Are Old Father William Funambule The Woods Calcutta Cutie LORA Bicycle…




7 Questions for… Free Nelson Mandoomjazz, 3 of 3 – Colin Stewart

Rounding off the Free Nelson Mandoomjazz series, Colin Stewart (whose electric bass brings much of the structure to FNMDJ’s tunes) takes up the challenge and answers the same questions as Rebecca Sneddon and Paul Archibald… 1. What was your first musical instrument, and what did it mean to you? My first musical instrument was actually…




7 Questions for… Free Nelson Mandoomjazz, 2 of 3 – Paul Archibald

As promised, more Free Nelson Mandoomjazz. This week sees Paul Archibald (who hits things in order to produce beautiful sound) answering the same questions alto sax-er Rebecca Sneddon did seven days ago. 1. What was your first musical instrument, and what did it mean to you? An old piano, which is what I first learned…




7 Questions for… Free Nelson Mandoomjazz, 1 of 3 – Rebecca Sneddon

Free jazz and doom metal – It’s a combination that makes a lot of sense; both are, in their own ways, about a deliberate yet liberated distillation of noise. There aren’t too many sonic alchemists playing with these particular elements, but Free Nelson Mandoomjazz are masters (and mistress) of the craft. Originating in Edinburgh, now…