“There is something about this wonderful trio – songs with a beautiful self-deprecating sense of humour which puts me in mind of Fascinating Aida and simply gorgeous playing of such a wonderful range of instruments. It’s like being in a rainbow made of jasmine blossoms while drinking a deceptively strong margherita… Many many thanks ladies.”
Jo Freya, Sarah Matthews and Mel Biggs are three women who manage to create an orchestra and a choir of sounds. Throw away your preconceptions about what constitutes folk music and open your minds to a colourful pallet of sounds and song.
Morris-Natyam is a vivid music and dance journey through the seasons combining the folk traditions of English Morris dancing and the classical stories of Indian Bharatanatyam dancing. The collaboration explores the diversity and similarities between the two styles and showcases creative innovation at its very highest. From artistic director and Bharatanatyam dancer Priya Sundar (pictured).
Remco Sietsema & Mel Biggs
“Mixed Cotswold Morris at its very best!”
A tribute to what we see as living traditions from the Cotswolds that is exciting, energetic and uplifting for dancers and audience alike. The side formed in June 2013 by a small group of friends from around the country who wanted to learn and dance more difficult and challenging traditions in a polished manner.
Here is a YouTube playlist of a selection of videos which showcase my own compositions, collaborations, solo pieces and jam sessions. Enjoy!
You can hear more of my work on SoundCloud:
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