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Beasts of Scotland

Tommy Smith

Beasts of Scotland

AKD 054 (Linn Records)
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1
Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
7:28 Play $3.40
2
Salmon

Salmon

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
9:05 Play $3.40
3
Midge

Midge

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
10:29 Play $5.10
4
Wolf

Wolf

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
3:46 Play $1.70
5
Red Deer

Red Deer

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
7:10 Play $3.40
6
Gannet

Gannet

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
8:38 Play $3.40
7
Conger Eel

Conger Eel

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
5:36 Play $3.40
8
Spider

Spider

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
11:19 Play $5.10
9
Seal

Seal

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
8:36 Play $3.40
10
Wildcat

Wildcat

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
5:16 Play $3.40
Total Running Time 77 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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'The pairing of Tommy Smith's compositional talents with Edwin Morgan's poetry has produced a work that is, let's not get all modest about this, absolutely wonderful' (The Herald).

Produced by Tommy Smith

Tommy Smith - Tenor & Soprano Saxophones

Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn
Andy Panayi - Flute & Alto Saxophone
Steve Hamilton - Piano & Synthesiser
Alec Dankworth - Bass
Tom Gordon - Drums & Percussion

Music by Tommy Smith, commissioned by the Glasgow International Jazz Festival in association with the Scottish Arts Council.

Poetry by Edwin Morgan, cCommissioned by the Glasgow International Jazz Festival.

Illustrations by Neil Boyce, Glasgow School of Art - winner of Beasts of Scotland Art Competition 1996 sponsored by Linn Records.
Thanks to all students at Telford College of Art, Edinburgh and Glasgow School of Art for their entries.

Edwin Morgan

Edwin Morgan is one of Scotland’s leading poets today. He was born in Glasgow in 1920 and held the chair of Professor of English at Glasgow University until 1980 when he retired. His books include: Collected Poems (Carcanet, 1990; paperback, 1996); Cyrano de Bergerac (translation of Rostand’s play into Scots, 1992) and Sweeping Out of the Dark (Carcanet, 1994). He has also collaborated with various composers on opera librettos and his own poems have been set to music by (among others) Martin Dalby and Archie Fisher.

Recording information:

Recorded at Olympic Studios, Barnes, London on 25th, 26th February, 1996.
Engineered by Calum Malcolm
Produced by Tommy Smith
Mixed at The Funny Farm, Haddington, Scotland on 7th, 8th March 1996 by Calum Malcolm.

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The Herald
... the pairing of Tommy Smith's compositional talents with Edwin Morgan's poetry has produced a work that is, let's not get all modest about this, absolutely wonderful.
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