Thomas/Marshall Duo

The Fred Thomas/Oren Marshall Duo, a London-based F-IRE Collective project, draw on their deep experience in classical, jazz and improv to conceive a music at times highly structured and composed, at others boundless and playful. Their performances employ an abundance … Continued

The Magic Lantern

Formed above a North London post office in 2006, The Magic Lantern have evolved a unique, transporting sound inspired by the directness of folk song, the spirit of jazz and the experimental openness of contemporary chamber music. The Magic Lantern excel … Continued

The Beguilers

Fred Thomas’ latest album ‘The Beguilers’ weaves crafted song-writing into the narratives of poems by William Blake, Emily Brontë, William Shakespeare, James Joyce, Walter Savage Landor and Thomas Carew. Drawing on a wonderfully strange repository of musical influences – English … Continued

Fred Thomas Trio

  Fred Thomas Trio will be recording their debut album for ECM in 2019.   Transcriptions by Fred Thomas, published and available to buy from Edition Wilhelm Hansen or Music Sales   “A brilliant young trio. With extreme sensitivity to colour and nuance, … Continued

F-IRE Klang Codex

A New Series presented by F-IRE Collective and Kammer Klang, curated by Fred Thomas. Fourteenth century France was a place of radical musical developments, particularly in rhythmic structures, polyphony and notation systems. The greatest testament to this style is the Chantilly … Continued