Large ensemble directed by saxophonist, composer and arranger Paul Booth that explores various strands of world music genres in a jazz big band context. Eponymous debut album released on Booth’s Pathway record label in August 2018.
"Bansangu’s musical circumnavigation of the globe is certainly a thrilling listening experience. Despite the diversity the album coheres very strongly as a whole. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Pending his 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival gig with John Surman's Brass Project John talks more about his work with Soft Machine & with Surman, Eberhard Weber & others. He also picks his top ten CDs.
In the second part of his interview with guest contributor Trevor Bannister John establishes himself on the 1960s London jazz and session scene and gets the call from Soft Machine.