Ruth Bruckner

Multi-instrumentalists Ruth Bruckner and Fred Thomas met in Tuscany in 2019, immediately connecting through their love of medieval music and in particular the viella. Performing on combinations of strings, recorders, prepared piano, tenor banjo and voice, their duo is dedicated … Continued

J.S. Banjo

“The familiar prelude to the G major Cello Suite sounding so, so right. Thomas gives the closing Gigue an irresistible swing and finds rare depth and expression in the Allemande. There’s similar magic in Suite No. 3, Bach’s slow Sarabande … Continued

Martin Speake/Ethan Iverson

ECM artists Speake/Iverson/Thomas join forces with the extraordinary James Maddren.   Martin Speake – alto saxophone Ethan Iverson – piano James Maddren – drums Fred Thomas – double bass   Buy the album on Bandcamp   Pianist, composer, and writer … Continued

Thomas Duo

Peter Thomas and Fred Thomas released their father-son “Duo” record in 2015, to celebrate the former’s 70th birthday.     Peter Thomas – violin Fred Thomas – piano With Eduardo Vassallo – cello (on tracks 9 & 14)   Mozart: … Continued

Barnaby Keen

Fred Thomas and Barnaby Keen have collaborated since 2009. In 2022 their duo EP ‘At Sands Films’ was released on October House Records.           The Barnaby Keen band is: Barnaby Keen – vocals, guitar Lianne La … Continued

Kadialy Kouyate

Born into the great line of Kouyate Griots in southern Senegal, Kadialy plays original songs inspired by his traditional repertoire. Old friends, Kadialy and Fred have been playing together for over 10 years.   “Senegalese kora virtuoso/singer Kadialy Kouyate showcases … Continued

The Magic Lantern

Jamie Doe and Fred Thomas have been making music together since they were 11 years old.     The Magic Lantern is the musical moniker of British Australian singer-songwriter and composer Jamie Doe, an artist dedicated to examining the limitless depth … Continued