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

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