[Beesweb] May/June 2010 Newsletter - Richard Thompson - Part deux
Subject: [Beesweb] May/June 2010 Newsletter - Richard Thompson
Date: May 28, 2010 10:19:49 AM GMT-07:00
HOT NEWS FROM THE HIVE!! continued
RT JOINS PHILLIP PICKETT AND 'MUSICIANS OF THE GLOBE'
Early music iconoclast Philip Pickett joins forces with folk legend Richard Thompson in a programme of spicy ballads, folk songs and dances from Shakespeare’s London. With the internationally-renowned Musicians of the Globe they explore an eclectic mix of Elizabethan popular music from London's taverns, streets, coffee houses and private rooms, with a host of unusual instruments including violin, rebec, recorder, cittern, bandora, early guitar, viol and lute.
Nov 27 MoG with special guest Richard Thompson De Singel Antwerp Belgium Nutmeg and Ginger
Nov 28 MoG with special guest Richard Thompson Cultuurcentrum Bruges Belgium Nutmeg and Ginger
Nov 29 MoG with special guest Richard Thompson Muziekgebouw Eindhoven The Netherlands Nutmeg and Ginger
Nov 30 MoG with special guest Richard Thompson De Oosterpoort Groningen The Netherlands Nutmeg and Ginger
Dec 06 MoG with special guest Richard Thompson Cadogan Hall London UK Nutmeg and Ginger
Other European dates may follow - please check http://www.richardthompson-music.com/Tour.asp for updates.
RT JOINS 2011 CAMAYO CRUISE
The music and the sea are calling! You’re invited to join us as we sail on the Norwegian Pearl through the Eastern Caribbean on Cayamo 2011: A Journey Through Song.
We will be departing on a seven day journey from Miami on February 13th, 2011, and making three stops in breathtaking Tortola, St. Croix, and Great Stirrup Cay.
We'll be joined by John Prine, Patty Griffin, Indigo Girls, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile, Buddy Miller,Richard Thompson, Loudon Wainwright III and so many more wonderful artists.
Special invitation available at: http://www.cayamo.com/pleasejoinus
VIDEO: RT WITH CHRISTINE COLLISTER
Rhino Records founder Richard Foos briefly resurrected the now-defunct Rhino store in Los Angeles, CA to liquidate a major chunk of his private music collection for charity.
The opening of the pop-up store was accompanied by a slew of special in-store events, including a string of live performances.
Richard Thompson appeared Friday, May 21st, and was joined onstage by long-time friend and musical associate, Christine Collister.
View video of the performance at: http://www.richardthompson-music.com/catch_of_the_day.asp?id=1206
RICHARD THOMPSON KICKED OFF 'GREAT GUITARS' SERIES AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM
In March 2010, The GRAMMY Museum hosted guitar virtuoso and British folk rock icon Richard Thompson. Thompson kicked off the Museum's new "Great Guitars" series, which will regularly feature innovators, masters and thinkers around the art of guitar playing for discussion and performance.
"We are incredibly fortunate to be able to launch this new series with one of the world's most esteemed and phenomenal guitarists," said Robert Santelli, Executive Director of The GRAMMY Museum. "Richard Thompson is in a class by himself, responsible for original and ground-breaking ideas and themes to the world of rock and roots guitar."
Photos, video and article available at: http://www.richardthompson-music.com/catch_of_the_day.asp?id=1166
Richard Thompson recently contributed to the soundtrack of Baraboo, a film directed/written/produced/edited by Mary Sweeney, a Professor of Screenwriting at USC.
The Baraboo soundtrack is an eclectic mix of original compositions by Joel Savoy, Emma Beaton & Chris Stafford, additional compositions by Richard Thompson, metal compositions by Riley Sweeney Lynch and Dean Hurley, and Edison recordings from the early 20th century. The Edison recordings served as an inspiration to Savoy, Beaton and Stafford, and the album includes their covers and remixes of them. Richard Thompson covers the Savoy, Beaton, Stafford compositions, with vocals by Caitlin Notey.
RT also played on two tracks for the upcoming Teddy Thompson CD, one track for the upcoming Don Henley CD, and a few tracks on Emmit Rhodes' upcoming record. Fairport Convention recorded Emitt Rhodes' song 'Time Will Show The Wiser' in 1967, and at last RT was able to meet the influential singer/multi-instrumentalist.
REMINDER - THE LONG-AWAITED RICHARD THOMPSON SONGBOOK SERIES IS HERE!
The 3 volume set contains a total of 157 songs published between 1968 and 2008, many with guitar TAB and notation.
Volume One (51 songs) covers 1968 through 1981, from when Richard left school and played with Fairport Convention, through his partnership with Linda Thompson.
Volume Two (52 songs) covers 1982 through 1996, including recordings on Hannibal, Polygram, Capitol Records, and many side projects.
Volume Three (54 songs) covers 1997 through 2008, including recordings on Capitol Records, releases on independent labels, and additional side projects.
Volumes are available individually or as a set, and will ship on June 10, 2010.
Complete song lists by volume are available at: http://www.richardthompson-music.com/catch_of_the_day.asp?id=1182
Thank you for your continued support!!
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