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Joshua Blackmore: drums
Ntshuks Bonga: saxes
Alex Bonney: trumpets
Arun Ghosh: clarinet
Dave Kane: bass
Corey Mwamba: vibes, composition
Corey Mwamba's new sextet recasts the role of the musician as story-teller, using local tales, archival material and folk poetry.
The music is improvised but with an over-arching narrative structure, entirely connected with the place of the performance.
Intelligent but never cerebral, Heralds answers the call for communicative, multi-layered creative music.