SCOTT WALKER – BBC Proms

My school art teacher, Miss Summers, and best friend Chris MacKenzie introduced me to Scott Walker’s music when I was a teenager and I have been a fan of this mysterious collection of songs for some time now. In August, the Heritage Orchestra played a BBC Prom at the Royal Albert Hall, performing these songs for the first time in public ever. Was an honour for me to play woodblocks and a variety of other percussion, including the infamous chimes and bells, featured heavily on these recordings. What a night! Scott Walker was in the audience and guest singers were Jarvis Cocker, John Grant, Susanne Sundfor and Richard Hawley. One to remember….

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