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PMB S03E05 Basil: The Kirchin Experience (Ivor & Basil Kirchin Band, The Basil Kirchin Band, Johnny Keating, Broadcast, The High Llamas, Stereolab, Basil Kirchin & Jack Nathan)

This week we celebrate the life and work of one of Britain’s greatest big band leaders, soundtrack composers, library music composers and time/mind-bending musicians, Basil Kirchin. Hull City of Culture 2017 recently put on a weekend of the great man’s … Continue reading

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Britain’s top Swing band | The Ivor & Basil Kirchin Band – Drum Fire Dance | video

What Ho! It’s Britain’s top Swing band! Not from now but from then. And by then I mean circa 1957. Featuring jazz arsonist Basil Kirchin (in his “prisoner of rhythm” phase) and Daddy K aka Ivor Kirchin, looking like groovy … Continue reading

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PMB016 Spinning Wheels of Steel: Sounds Galactic, Bruce Haack, Basil Kirchin, Jah Wobble, Marisa, Jamaican Steel Band, Firebrand Boy, Alan Tew

On the show this week we introduce a new irregular feature called Classic Steel where we play a classical (or a classic) favourite arranged for steel drums. We also have some Galactic Sounds, another track from the latest Basil Kirchin … Continue reading

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