Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Rad Orchestra - A World in London

Max André Rademacher

Amy Jane Hosken: Viola
Louise Gibbens: Violin
James Gavin: Violin, Mandolin , Guitar
Max André Rademacher: Vocals, Guitar, Ngoni

The Rad Orchestra joined us this week's at A World In London on Resonance 104.4fm. With two violins, viola, guitar and n'goni they treated us to a unique live set, combining harmonies, driving riffs and rhythms. They call their music “hypnotic tunes with strings” I'll add “folk soul”.

Amy Jane Hosken
Hear their studio session and interview with Norman Druker (sitting in for DJ Ritu): https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/a-world-in-london-23rd-january-2019/
James Gavin
The Rad Orchestra sing and play hypnotic tunes on guitar, ngoni, viola, violin, fiddle, bass and percussion. They take inspiration from time- honoured song writers,  minimalism, global Folk, Blues & Soul.  Amy Jane Hosken: Viola / Louise Gibbens: Violin / James Gavin: Violin, Mandolin , Guitar / Paul Greenstein: Guitar (via Australia) / Duncan Noble: Bass /Max André Rademacher: Vocals, Guitar, Ngoni / Renu: Percussion / Lawrence Hill: Percussion / Richie Stevens: Drums.

Max 
André
 Rademacher
 was
 born 
in 
Hamburg,
 German 
and 
has
 been 
living 
in 
London 
for 
over 
30
 years.
 He 
emerged
 from 
the
 70’s
 New
 Wave
 scene 
in
 Paris
 and 
New 
York 
and 
has 
worked 
in 
New
Orleans 
with
 legendary 
Funk
 and
 Soul
 producer
 Allen 
Toussaint. The ochestra 
band 
members 
have 
been
 playing 
in
 countless 
folk
 sessions
 and
 performed
 Handel’s 
Messiah 
in 
Addis 
Ababa 
and
Azerbaijani
 orchestral
 music 
in
 Baku 
and 
London.

Louise Gibbens







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