Dear Keith. The very first time I ever improvised was on a beaten up old piano in Tolleshunt Knight’s village hall in 1991. I was attempting to be you and my friend, saxophonist Andy Brush, was playing the part of Andy Sheppard - we were both under the spell of 66 Shades of Lipstick, the duo record you two made. The cassette tape we recorded that day still exists. It was never my intention to become a piano player but I did become a musician. Point is, your example touched me. Helped chart my course. It shaped me, forever. Thank you Keith.
recorded at home in Winchmore Hill, London, 15 June 2020
Listening to a recording of Keith Tippett, then taking a mooch in the garden before returning to continue listening to the recording before abruptly pressing the stop button.
released June 15, 2020
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