Kees Boeke

Kees Boeke – recorders Fred Thomas – vielle   Kees Boeke and Fred Thomas play French and Italian medieval duos from the Modena & Squarcialupi Codices, as well as the music of Paolo da Firenze, Matteo da Perugia, Giovanni da … Continued

Fred Thomas Trio

Fred Thomas – double bass Liam Noble – piano Dudu Kouate – percussion              

Abel Selaocoe

South African cellist Abel Selaocoe is redefining the parameters of the cello. He moves seamlessly across a plethora of genres and styles, from collaborations with world musicians and beatboxers, to concerto performances and solo classical recitals.  Fred Thomas and Abel … Continued

Taking a Nap, I Pound the Rice

  Fred Thomas & Phaedra Ensemble have been collaborating for the past six years. Thomas’ composition ‘Taking a Nap, I Pound the Rice’, for string quartet, percussion, prepared piano and spoken voice, was recorded and released by Phaedra in 2022. … Continued

Sands Films

Fred Thomas curates an ongoing series at the legendary Sands Films Studios in Rotherhithe, inviting artists he admires to play duos or small ensembles followed by informal interviews delving into their artistic practice. Featuring Elizabeth Kenny, Abel Seloaocoe, Kit Downes, … Continued


  Buy J.S. Bach’s ‘Air’ from Bandcamp here Overture No. 3 BWV 1068, Air Composed by J.S. Bach  Performed, recorded and mixed by Fred Thomas Mastered by Peter Beckmann Artwork by Fred Thomas  Violin I: viella Violin II: viella Viola: viola da gamba Continuo: double bass & … Continued

Elina Duni

  Fred Thomas has been collaborating with Albanian/Swiss singer Elina Duni since 2017. Their album ‘Lost Ships’ was released in ECM Records in 2020, featuring Rob Luft, Mathieu Michel. Their second album together will be released on 2023, recorded at … Continued


Alice Zawadzki – vocals, violin, piano Misha Mullov-Abbado – double bass Fred Thomas – piano, drums, strings Inhabiting their own stylistic realm encompassing mediterranean folk song, chamber music, improvisation and the world of acoustic jazz, this trio comprises the award-winning … Continued

Dick Wag: A Tribute to Richard Wagner

4 Stars **** Jazzwise Magazine     ‘Dick Wag – a Tribute to Richard Wagner’ is a new jazz trio dedicated to the notorious German composer, despised and idolised in equal measure. Comprised of the most unlikely collaborators, this tribute … Continued

Spinning Threads

Complex counterpoint – the combination of multiple independent melodies into a single harmonic texture – has been noticeably under-explored in jazz. This project explores improvised, spontaneous counterpoint, seeking inspiration from one of the richest resources in all of Western music … Continued