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Jethro Tull – The String Quartets

Jethro Tull – The String Quartets

Featuring the songs of Jethro Tull as written by band leader Ian Anderson, largely orchestrated and re-arranged by keyboard player John O’Hara (also of Tull and Anderson’s solo band) and chiefly featuring The Carducci Quartet as musicans, Jethro Tull – The String Quartets proves an interesting reinterpretation of songs that known by millions around the world, a number of them ...

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Jethro Tull – The String Quartets: Songs And Horses

With Jethro Tull – The String Quartets still some months ahead and not due until 24th March, Ian Anderson, John O’Hara, and the Carducci Quartet have released another song from their re-imagining of Jethro Tull songs given a classical flavour with the instrumental ‘Songs And Horses’. ‘Songs And Horses’ is an adaptation of two Jethro Tull numbers, ‘Songs From The ...

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Jethro Tull String Quartet – Ring Out These Bells

Following on from the recently released ‘Pass The Bottle (A Christmas Song)’, Jethro Tull The String Quartet featuring Ian Anderson, John O’Hara and The Caruducci Quartet have a second seasonal offering out in the form of ‘Ring Out These Bells’, an adaptation of the Jethro Tull single ‘Ring Out, Solstice Bells’. “’Ring Out These Bells’ was written for the Songs From ...

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Jethro Tull Go Classical

Jethro Tull The String Quartets is an album of classic Jethro Tull songs by Ian Anderson, arranged for classical string quartet to be released on 24th March 2017 by BMG. Former Jethro Tull members Anderson and keyboard player John O’Hara had been discussing the prospect of a specially conceived album of such material, and when they saw The Carducci Quartet at the London Symphony Orchestra’s LSO St ...

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Ian Anderson Visits Real Jethro Tull’s Grave

On Wednesday 2nd September, Ian Anderson – founder member of prog-rock band Jethro Tull – went to St Bartholomew’s Church in Lower Basildon, near Pangbourne, to visit a memorial of the band’s namesake, who is buried at the church. 18th century agriculturalist Jethro Tull is celebrated as the father of modern farming, and is famous for perfecting the horse drawn seed drill ...

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Behind the Scenes of Jethro Tull the Rock Opera

As previously reported by RAMzine, Ian Anderson will be touring the UK this September, telling the story of the original Jethro Tull’s Life reimagined in the near future  and illustrated with some of the best known material from his classic Jethro Tull repertoire. Anderson has made a brief promotional video to promote the tour with a full listing of dates. ...

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Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera

Progressive rock pioneer Ian Anderson has announced six dates of a 2015 UK tour, titled Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera. The shows will take place in September, with tickets on general sale from 9th March. Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera honours that 18th Century English agriculturalist after whom the band was named back in 1968. The shows tell the ...

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Northern Oak - Of Roots and Flesh

Review: Northern Oak – Of Roots and Flesh

‘Of Root and Flesh’ is Northern Oak’s third studio album. Northern Oak are something of a unique band within metal combining black metal with both medieval chamber music and folk to create the progressive folk metal sound. Before I talk about the music I must mention the rather stunning piece of artwork that adorns the front cover of the album. ...

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No Last Orders At This Barre

Martin Barre, lead guitarist for over 40 years with the Grammy award-winning Jethro Tull, is releasing ‘Order of Play’, a new album featuring classic material. Highly respected and an inspiration to a host of other guitarists, Barre’s signature sound is recognised as a major factor in Jethro Tull moving beyond the British 60s blues scene to become an international band ...

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