A cappella choir Sense of Sound, who have just gained Brit pop
luminary Damon Albarn as their first patron, will open the jazz world
stage at this yearâs Glastonbury Festival on June 29.
Itâs the latest in a growing series of honours which have seen the
group singing with Pink Floyd heroes Dave Gilmore and Roger Waters at
the Syd Barrett tribute, as well as working with Indian composer
Closer to home, the ensemble will also be putting in an appearance at
this yearâs Creamfields Festival. All grist to the mill for the choir
which can now count Brian Eno (who notably produces recordings for U2)
as one of their fans.
Artistic director Jennifer John is duly chuffed: âIt all results from
refusing to be boxed in to any one musical style, moving from
mainstream rhythm and blues and dance through to classically