Photo credit: Jake Walker
In this podcast trombonist RAPH CLARKSON talks about his new album "Soldiering On" (Babel). The launch is this Friday May 12th at the Vortex. Interview by Sebastian. Audio production by Nicholas Heymann.
Raph Clarkson's musical education and the background to Dissolute Society
A poem written to honour of John Taylor....
2: 21 – 3: 13 Music: For JT
Other people on the album – Laura Jurd
Dave Morecroft and World Service Project
The cohort from Alton College , the Chaos Orchestra
5: 28 – 6: 30 Music - Grandma
Remembering Raph’s grandmother Sabine Michael
and Raph’s mother Micaela Comberti
“A completely personal album"
12: 08 – 13: 10 Music - Title track Soldiering On
Talking about Fini Bearman and her freedom in the use of words.
“She represents my inner voice.”
15: 32 Music : Closing
Bookings for the Vortex Album Launch on May 12th with special guests Chris Batchelor and Huw Warren
Raph Clarkson website