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Beresford Hammond: Each Edge of the Field

Read "Each Edge of the Field" reviewed by John Eyles

Each Edge of the Field is the third part of a very appealing trilogy of albums, following in the footsteps of The Science of Snow (The 52nd, 2015) and The Lightning Bell (The 52nd, 2016). Where the latter album added pianist Carolyn Hume and guest vocalist Judie Tzuke alongside the former's duo of guitarist & pianist ...

Beresford Hammond Hume: The Lightning Bell

Read "The Lightning Bell" reviewed by John Eyles

The Lightning Bell is the second release on the label co-founded by Charlie Beresford and Canadian photographer Gaëna Da Sylva, The 52nd. Those familiar with Beresford's previous work will find that this album builds on it and explores new territory. The label's inaugural release, The Science of Snow, featured the duo Beresford Hammond which paired Beresford's ...

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Beresford Hammond: The Science of Snow

Read "The Science of Snow" reviewed by John Eyles

This duo's name, Beresford Hammond, hints at its membership--Charlie Beresford, guitarist and vocalist in the improvising quartet Fourth Page, and classically-trained cellist Sonia Hammond, whose first CD of Bach was recorded live in St. Mary's Church, Hay-on-Wye, by Beresford, in March 2014. That summer, when the two found themselves at a loose end due to a ...