MARCH 2013 UPDATE
Circular are proud to announce the latest release from The Procession. ‘Call You’ is taken from the band’s debut album ‘We are Now Leaving the Future’.
Ged Brockie is a Scottish jazz and contemporary guitarist who has gained an international reputation, recognised as a performer, composer and educator; his work has taken him across Europe to the west coast of America. His unique and powerful compositional voice has led to the use of his compositions in many media and educational works as well as several films
GUITARS – GED BROCKIE www.gedbrockie.com The compositional expression behind the band, Ged’s previous work ranges from solo band albums, media composing for film and his work with the Scottish Guitar Quartet. In 2011 Ged released a DVD of the work titled ‘Five Innovations For Guitar & Orchestra’ conducted by Hollywood film composer Hummie Mann.
BASS GUITAR (Upright and Electric) – Andy Mitchell A truly inspirational musician, equally at home on acoustic as well as electric bass, Andy has played with a kaleidoscope of top flight musicians across Europe. A small sample include: Jim Mullen, Martin Taylor, Joe Locke, Tim Garland, Bobby Wellins, Dave O’Higgins, Tommy Smith, Bobby Shew, Jacqui Dankworth and Phil Cunningham.
KEYS & SYNTHS. – Euan Stevenson www.euanstevenson.com Euan Stevenson is one of Scotland’s finest pianists and is a prolific composer. He has performed his own compositions and arrangements on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Scotland as well as numerous live concerts in The Glasgow and Edinburgh International Jazz Festival.
DRUMS – Richard Kass Undoubtedly a rising star in the Scottish Jazz scene, Rich has already worked with a huge array of bands and musicians in many styles including The Wanted, The Sugababes, Noisettes, Grammy Nominee ‘Musinah’, African Jazz Musician and ‘Somi.
PERCUSSION – Signy Jakobsdottir Signy is one of Scotland’s busiest percussionists. Based in Glasgow, Signy works in a variety of musical situations and has a wide recording experience including ‘The Mirror’s Image’. Work includes Gamelan Naga Mas, Haftor Medboe and Karine Polwart to name but a few