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Threads Orchestra

Threads Orchestra... stitching a musical spell from wing of bat and eye of newt... well, not quite, but a bit of alchemy plays its part in this intriguing mix, gaining Threads’ reputation as one of the most interesting bands to emerge in the UK in recent years. Boil the cauldron and splatter in the jazz, classical, rock, world, Americana, and tango styles, summon the versatility to play anything from self-penned intriguing compositions to innovative arrangements of Zappa, Zorn, Piazzolla and Messiaen; stir and cast the spell without taking it too seriously. This is an utterly unique experience for a 21st century audience - tuneful , melodic chemistry transforming cinematic landscape into snarling groove in the blink of an eye...
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Awards:

PRS for Music Foundation Performing Ensemble Award
“Intriguing and imaginative new string led ensemble featuring two members of precocious prog jazzers ‘Troyka’ guitarist Chris Montague and Mercury Prize nominee pianist Kit Downes” Mike Flynn Jazzwise Oct. 2010
1: Attached - Kit Downes 4.28 2: Gene Wilder - Chris Montague 4.19 3: Titus Salt - Chris Montague 6.28 4:Jay-Zee - Rus Pearson 6.26 5: Inheritance - Kit Downes 7.42 6: Oliver Reed - Chris Montague 6.05 7: T&C - Kris Wright 7.04

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Featured recording “Threads”

Threads
Self Produced (2011)
Download jazz mp3 “Feet Beneath My Ground” by Threads Orchestra Download jazz mp3 “Gene Wilder” by Threads Orchestra

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