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

Below the Blue Whale

This new duo play improvised compositions using prepared piano – bluetac, rubbers, pegs, coins, plectrums, mallets, and cymbals – filtered through live electronics. Their debut album, ‘Below the Blue Whale’, is out now in digital form on the Loop Collective label. Buy it … Continued

Fred Thomas Jazz Trio

This trio produced sounds that were a synthesis of Fred’s compositions and free improv, exploring those made possible by delving into the bowels of a grand piano – using bluetac, rubbers, pegs, coins, plectrums, mallets, and cymbals – and uniting … Continued

Barney Keen

Fred and Barney have collaborated on each other’s songs since 2009. flyingibex.bombshop.org   Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an … Continued

Ayahuasca Tango

Fred arranges traditional tangos for Madrid-based Tango Orchestra, Ayahuasca Tango. www.ayahuascatango.org [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp_a2eCcU8w&feature=related[/youtube] Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown … Continued

Music for Film

  Stevie Parle’s Dock Kitchen: music by Fred Thomas   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HT_sJfTQuBU[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmU5tpzU-Ic[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JOSwgfh-Tk[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtyGWV7genk[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqjT0zUi1k8[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0_6SfruFyg[/youtube]   Nicolas Sarkozy: music by Fly Agaric [youtube]www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg1Cda8wN40&feature=plcp[/youtube]   Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and … 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

El Ultimo Tango

El Ultimo Tango is a quintet created by Eduardo Vassallo, Principal Cello of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, in 2002. The ensemble consists of flute, sax, cello, bass and piano and it specializes on Argentinian music with particular emphasis on … Continued

Sister Mary & the Choir Boys

  Fred Thomas formed this band as MD and pianist with Emine Pirhasen back in 2006. Having started out as a raucous, whisky-drinking blues band, Sister Mary and the Choir Boys gradually evolved into a more original outfit whose second … Continued

Mor Karbasi

Fred Thomas was Musical Director for Mor Karbasi between 2008 & 2011. He wrote the arrangements for Mor’s album “Daughter of the Spring”, released on Harmonia Mundi, as well as playing piano, bass, percussion and cello on the record and … Continued

Fly Agaric

FLY AGARIC draw their inspiration from the Kingdom Fungi, also known as the Mushroom World: these curious growths which appear within a very short space of time, pushing their way up through the undergrowth with great force, containing the heavy … Continued

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